Zingiber officinale drawing of calendula flower
Other names  
Habitat Native of hot climates in Asia and grown througout the tropics
Constituents Essential oil, phenols, oleoresin
Actions Carminative
Circulatory stimulant
Diaphoretic
Therapeutic uses Nausea — highly effective for treating travel sickness, morning sickness and other nausea
Circulation — improves circulation of blood to the hands and feet and reduces high blood pressure
Fever — increases sweating which helps reduce body temperature
Respiratory conditions — warming and soothing for coughs, colds, flu and other respiratory conditions
absurditii blends Warm — combined with cornflower petals, cinnamon bark, echinacea, elder flowers and lemon grass

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