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How can ginger relieve pain?

Put some spice in your pain relief by adding ginger to your supplement regimen. According to a study in the Journal of Pain, college students performed 18 eccentric muscle exercises over 11 days. Some ingested ginger; others took a placebo. Those who got ginger had a 25% reduction in post-exercise pain intensity. Researchers believe ginger may possess anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties akin to Advil and Tylenol.

In the study, both raw and heated ginger were effective. Try 500 mg of extract.

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