Health Benefits of Ginger

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Ginger (lat. Zingiber officinale) is a permanent bulbous plant of the lily family known for its roots.

It is used for thousands of years as a medicine, spice, food and means of beautification.

This plant is originally from China, but now is cultivated in many countries, including Asia, India, Africa and the Caribbean islands.

Ginger is a key herb in Ayurvedic medicine and it is popular in kitchens across the world because of the peculiar hot taste.

It is rich in essential oils, vitamin B, potassium, manganese, copper and magnesium.

A natural remedy for better digestion

Ginger is rich with Gingerol – natural ingredient that improves bowel function.

Facilitates and promotes digestion, relieves flatulence and stomach aches and prevents cramping.

Because of stimulating mucus secretion ginger prevents ulcer – damage to the stomach lining.

Zingerone, ingredient that gives to ginger root hot flavor, is effective against diarrhea caused by E. coli bacteria, especially in children.

Reduces inflammation and relieves allergies

Ginger contains chemical ingredients useful in preventing the process of biosynthesis of prostaglandins, which is responsible for the development of inflammation.

It has analgesic, soothing and antibacterial properties, and its antihistamine action is used in the treatment of allergies.

Ginger Is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and other diseases of the musculoskeletal and connective tissue.

Results of treatment of arthritis with ginger surpass the results of treatment with conventional drugs.


With ginger compresses you can cure diseases

Ginger compresses are made against acute or chronic pain caused by rheumatism and arthritis, back pain, stiff neck, stomach cramps, inflammation of the liver and kidneys, bronchitis and asthma.

With ginger compresses you can “coat” the entire body or you can just bathe in a tub of water with ginger to relax the entire body and eliminate toxins.

Ginger Therapy and ginger compresses stimulates the breakdown of fat deposits, proteins and minerals.

Ginger helped with rheumatism, arthritis and gout, stimulates blood circulation, and eliminates toxins .

It was confirmed that ginger reduces cholesterol and prevents the formation of blood clots.

Method for ginger compresses:

In cooked water (three liters of water and 50g ginger powder), soak a towel and leave to cool. Put the lining on the whole body and especially the painful places, feet, knees, etc…Repeat treatment about two weeks.


Choose good quality ginger

Ginger root is available in raw form, powder, candied or pickled.

In health food stores and supermarkets you can find it as a syrup or tincture.

Whenever possible, get fresh, not dried ginger because it contains more Gingerol.

When choosing, make sure that the root of sturdy and smooth and it is not moldy.

Enjoy fresh ginger or tea

Ginger can be cut into slices and you can nibble it raw. It stimulates digestion.

If you like drinks, make yummy ginger tea.

Insert two to four cloves in boiling water and steep for ten minutes.

After cooling, optionally by adding honey, pieces of lemon or orange.

Curative effect of ginger:
relieves pain
stimulates digestion
treats arthritis and rheumatism
soothes irritability
promotes excretion of excess water from the body
reduces inflammation
destroys pathogenic microorganisms
prevent the spreading of cancer cells
helps with allergies
relieves nausea
helps with colds and flu


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