by Alma Green
There's nothing like hot soup in the wintertime to heat up our insides and keep us feeling good. And when you add the right ingredients, soup can be a potent medicine. This recipe via Learning Herbs for Tom Kha, a Thai soup that combines the rich flavor of coconut milk and the tartness of lemongrass, adds powerful, immune-boosting herbs to the mix, making it equal parts savory and medicinal.
One of the herbs they include is ginger, which boasts a series of health benefits:
Ginger Ginger is a spicy herb that can promote digestion, quell nausea, lessen headaches, reduce pain, fight intestinal infections, and shorten the duration of a cold or flu. Ginger is one of my most reached for herbs simply because it does so much and it does it so well!
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