Ginger is commonly used in the kitchen for a variety of tasty dishes. Lately, people start using it as a natural remedy for various health issues, including nausea, digestive issues and pain.
- Digestive against digestive issues
Ginger has the ability to relieve irritation in the digestive tract. It stimulates the secretion of saliva which allows food and fluids to move smoothly through the digestive tract.
- Ginger against nausea
Ginger can effectively relieve nausea in case of pregnancy, morning sickness, and during cancer treatment.
- Ginger against pain
Ginger can effectively relieve muscle pain by 25%.
- Ginger against inflammation
A study conducted on 247 participants has proved that ginger is effective in relieving joint pain and stiffness caused by joint degeneration.
- Ginger against heart disease
Just 2g of ginger powder a day, in a period of 12 weeks, can reduce the risk of diabetes by 10%. Also, it lowers the risk of heart disease by 10%.
- Ginger to lower cholesterol levels
85 individuals participated in a study in which they were given 3g of ginger powder on daily basis. The results have shown that this amount of ginger powder effectively reduced cholesterol levels. With lowering the cholesterol levels, it also reduces the risk of heart disease.
- Ginger as anti-cancer
A research which is still in progressed has so far proved that ginger destroyed cancer cells in the colon.
- Ginger improves brain function
Ginger is rich in antioxidants and bioactive compounds which can prevent premature aging of the brain and can improve memory.