Health Benefits Of Ginger
Health Benefits Of Ginger

Famous for its uncountable health benefits, Ginger is a wonder spice in true sense. Ginger is widely used due to its medicinal, therapeutic, and other useful properties. This wonder spice has the potential to treat more than 100 health related problems. But only some people are aware of the numerous health benefits of Ginger.

It is being used as a spice and medicine in many Asian countries like China and India. It can be used for various other purposes like for treating nausea, toothaches, bleeding, cold, cough, and diarrhea. Ginger can be used in both dried and fresh forms.

Ginger also plays a very important role in Indian Ayurveda. This herb is used by many Ayurvedic practitioners to cure indigestion, nausea, joint pain and various other health related problems.

Below we have listed a few amazing health benefits of ginger  :-

1. The Best medicine to settle stomach issues

Since ancient times, ginger has been used to heal many health related conditions. It is very effective to treat indigestion and upset stomach.  It contains the properties which help in removing intestinal gas, which cause bloating and flatulence in the body.

You can eat small pieces of ginger sprinkled with salt before heavy meals. Drinking ginger tea could also be very beneficial as it contains carminative properties which treat bloating and food poisoning.  All those suffering from dyspepsia should definitely try ginger. This is the reason why the Greeks used to drink ginger tea after having heavy meals.

2. Treat Migraine and menstrual cramps

According to one research, ginger powder is really effective in treating migraine pain. It prevents muscle contractions and also reduce inflammation occur in the blood vessels which cause headache and migraine pains. Use of ginger powder can also help you block prostaglandins which is one of the main causes of migraines.

Many women suffer from irritating and painful menstrual cramps also known as dysmenorrhea. So if you are one of them, then ginger is all you need to get rid of menstrual cramps. You can eat slices raw ginger or 1 tbsp. of ginger juice with 1 cup of warm water. You can also add honey to make it taste better.

3. Kills cancer cells

Ginger is very beneficial in many ways. One of its most important properties includes its ability to kill cancer causing elements. It prevents women from suffering from ovarian cancer. Ginger powder is also very effective in treating Colon cancer and breast cancer.  It suppresses the cancer causing cells which prevent the possibility of getting cancer.

4. Control blood sugar levels and help in treating diabetes

Modern researches have proven that ginger is one of the best remedy to treat diabetes. According to a study ginger extract helps to balance the glucose level in the body, which in turn maintains high blood sugar levels which is very essential to cure diabetes. Ginger is really effective in treating type 2 diabetes too.

It protects the liver, kidney and also reduces the risk of getting cataracts. You can eat it raw or can take it form of juice.

5. Improves heart condition and other cardiovascular problems

Ginger has been used by many Asian countries to cure heart related problems. Anti-inflammatory properties of ginger oil are used for treating many heart conditions. It is rich in magnesium, zinc, chromium, and potassium.  It also reduces the chances of heart attacks and strokes.

Drink ginger tea or use ginger during cooking. It will add flavor to the dishes and will also help you to stay healthy and disease free. Another way to include ginger in your diet is to add 1 tbsp of ginger juice to the green juices.

How to make Ginger lemon tea (2 cup)

2 (2 cm each) small pieces of ginger

2 cups of boiling water

2 tsp of lemon juice

1-2 tsp of honey

Finely chop the ginger root and add it to the boiling water. Let it boil for around 20 minutes. Add lemon juice and honey and stir well. You can drink it hot or cold, choice is all yours.

I am also drinking this tea every morning for nearly two years and it instantly refresh and rejuvenate the mind. This is the best drink to help you live disease free life. You should definitely try this.

So try these quick and natural ginger remedies to stay fit and healthy forever. These are really helpful and effective and will definitely increase your chances of living disease free life.

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