How Ginger Soothes Muscles, Fights Cramps
By Susan Hall
This multitasking spice fights cramps, soothes sore muscles, and calms cranky winter skin.
Achy muscle aid
Ginger’s warming essential oil improves circulation and blood flow, making it an ace at relieving tired muscles. Try this soak, from Leah Sherman, a naturopathic physician in Portland, Oregon: Grate 4 tablespoons fresh ginger, and seal it in a cotton bag; place bag under running bathwater.