Ginger is one of the healthiest spices on the planet and has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional and alternative medicine. It’s loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain.
It can be used in many different forms, fresh and dried, as powder and ginger oil, and in capsules and lozenges and has many proven health benefits.
Ginger can help to reduce inflammation and ease discomfort of muscular pain. This makes is a popular natural remedy to help manage symptoms of illnesses such as arthritis and ease cramping in sports injuries.
Ginger has been proven to relieve gastrointestinal irritation and can help to move food from the stomach to the small intestine for digestion and absorption. A cup of ginger tea post meal can help calm bloating and gas.
Research shows that ginger activates an enzyme that increases your body's use of cholesterol and lowers it. The ginger can be taken in the form of supplements or cooked in meals.
Ginger release enzymes into the stomach which can reduce symptoms of sickness and has been proven to be very effective for morning sickness. Chewing raw ginger or drinking fresh ginger tea has been proven to reduce the feeling of nausea.
Ginger is full of antioxidants
Phytonutrients are the cell protecting properties of ginger which can help to prevent cell damage and strengthen immunity in the body.