Ginger the magic medicine!
Ginger is one of the most ancient spices in worldwide cuisine.
It is well-known for its various health benefits which includes;
- Ability to boost bone health
- Strengthen the immune system
- Increase your appetite
- Prevent various types of cancer
- Improve respiratory conditions
- Aid digestion
- Eliminate arthritis symptoms
- Reduce excess gas
- Enhance sexual activity and
- Relieve pain related to menstrual disorders, nausea, and flu.
In western cultures it is mostly used in sweets and alcoholic beverages such as beer and wine.However in Asian cultures ginger is directly used by chopping it up in traditional dishes and in soft drinks such as coffee and tea.
It is one of the oldest remedies known in herbal and aromatic traditional treatments.
Native to the Indo-Malaysian rain forests ginger favors lush, moist, tropical soils for cultivation.
Some of the health benefits Of ginger are given below:
Improves Bone Health
Ginger is known to boost bone health and relieve joint pain.
It has a number of unique organic compound called gingerols and these are powerful anti-inflammatory compounds.
These gingerols have been directly associated with improvements in knee inflammation.
It represents both a preventative measure and a treatment for inflammation and its associated pain.
Ginger has been used since ancient times to cure diarrhea and it was more recently proven by researchers that it prevents stomach spasms and gases that contribute to and stimulate diarrhea.
Removes Excess Gas
Ginger is a very strong carminative, it induces excess gas to leave the body.
Too much gas built up in your system can force upwards and put pressure on delicate organs in the torso.
A carminative like it forces the gas down and out in a healthy way and also prevents additional gas from building up again.
Ginger fight infections caused by viruses and bacteria. It works particularly well against the viruses that cause influenza, colds and cold sores.
It also boosts your immune system to help your body win the fight.
It also treats symptoms associated to colds and the flu, such as sore muscles, headaches, stomach aches, and nausea.
Can Protect Your Liver
Ginger has been proven to have hepatoprotective qualities.
It’s even effective in preventing liver cancer thanks to its anti-inflammatory compounds.
Cure Kidney Stones
Drinking ginger tea prevents kidney stones by keeping you hydrated. The more fluid your kidneys have access to, the more they can expel toxins through urine.
In short, proper urine volume helps clear the kidneys of stone-causing minerals.
It also contains citrate which helps prevent the formation of stones.
Ginger can be taken in a dry, powdered form or eaten directly from the root. It’s full of vitamin C, magnesium, copper and manganese.
Ginger is known to
- Kill parasites
- Heal osteoarthritis
- Ease menstrual pain
- Reduce and prevent risk of stroke
- Prevent morning sickness
- Manage side effects of chemotherapy
- Reduce joint and muscle pain
- Fight asthma
With so many benefits to be gained from regular consumption of organic ginger, don’t forget to throw some in your shopping cart the next time you go food-shopping!
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