Complementary and alternative medicine—also known as CAM—has been gaining ground in the United States. In 2007, the National Health Interview Survey indicated approximately 38 percent of adult Americans used CAM. The definition of CAM is difficult, because it is a very broad field. Generally, CAM is any medical therapy that is not considered mainstream or conventional medicine.
This underground stem, or rhizome, packs a real medicinal wallop.
There are few things in life more warming and delicious than a slice of warm gingerbread with a spoon of whipped cream on a chilly fall day, but the spicy flavor of ginger is also a marvelous natural remedy for a majority of what ails you.