Welcome Pain ReliefDespite its spiciness, ginger is anti-inflammatory. If you have chronic pain and tightness, this foot bath can bring welcome relief. Rosemary aids in pain relief by clearing stagnant blood, lymph and calming your nerves so they are less reactive. Climb into bed tonight warm to the core, with loose muscles, and quiet mind.
Sunny & WarmBring a little sunshine into gray winter with ginger. Warming yellow and sweetly hot, it's a little slice of sun itself. Ginger clears away the damp clouds of winter, invigorating your whole system as it lifts your mood. Combine ginger with enlivening rosemary to relax tight muscles, calm your mind, soften your nervous system, and warm up your entire body. Simply by soaking your feet, the circulatory stimulation inspired by hot, spicy ginger, and aromatic rosemary will create a deep warmth that reaches your core. Dry ginger is much hotter than fresh ginger. For cold constitutions, it's the more powerful choice. For those firey pitta constitutions who wish to warm up, but run the risk of overheating, fresh ginger is a perfect middle ground. My Saved Articles | Most Popular
About the AuthorJohn Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda. His approach to Ayurveda exudes a certain ease, which many find enjoyable and insightful. His online course Balance Your Ayurvedic Diet in a Week provides tools for gracefully healing with Ayurveda to thousands. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda , which specializes in digestive tract pathology & Ayurvedic nutrition. John and his wife Natalie recently published Explore Your Hunger: A Guide to Hunger, Appetite & Food.
John's interest in Ayurveda and digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, including his public service work in South Asia. John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion. John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing. In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.
John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots, and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church. Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick. That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well.
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this sounds great can you please advise the recipe
Does fresh natural ginger and fresh natural rosemary work just as well or does it have to be a processed product? Thanks. Ruby
Here is the recipe: boil some water, add two teaspoons of dried ginger and one teaspoon of rosemary - enjoy!!
Generally dried spices and herbs are more potent but fresh should work fine - you may find you need to add a little more to get the full effect!
Hi Lorna, the recipe is in the first paragraph. It's a nice, simple one! You can boil some water, add two teaspoons of dried ginger and one teaspoon of rosemary and enjoy!