What is Ginger?
Ginger is the rough bumpy root of the ginger plant zingiber officinalis belonging to the turmeric and cardamom family. There are many varieties of ginger root, light brown skin and yellow flesh . It is used both in sweet and savory cooking applications.
Health Benefits of Ginger
There are the following health benefits of Ginger:
1. Maintains Normal Blood Circulation:
2. Sickness Prevention:
It is a known effective remedy to treat nausea associated with motion sickness. It is a Natural Treatment for cold and flu around Asia. It contains some of the most Powerful anti-inflammatory fighting substances known and is a potent painkiller.
3. Improves Absorption and Digestion:
It improves stimulation and absorption of essential nutrients in the body. It does this by stimulating enzyme secretion of gastric and pancreas.
4. Prevent Cancer Cells:
5. Fights Common Respiratory Disorders:
If you are suffering from common respiratory disorders than ginger is helpful to treat cough like disorders by removing mucous because ginger is a natural expectorant.
6. Boosting Immune System:
It is also helpful in Reducing Pain and Improving Joint Functions in those with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
It also helps to boost your immune system during cold and flu season. It roots possess antibacterial as well as Anti-Inflammatory Properties.
It is traditionally been used to relieve upset stomach, motion sickness and morning sickness, and other gastrointestinal problems. According to The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) there is some scientific evidence that it can help with pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting. It also helps to Control Nausea Caused by cancer chemotherapy when used with conventional Anti-Nausea Medication.