5 Surprising Health Benefits of Ginger
Ginger with ‘Zingiber officinale’ as its botanical name is surprisingly the most widely used dietary condiment in the world today.
It is loaded with nutrients and bio-active compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain.
Below are five various health benefits of this amazing root;
Ginger juice contains certain volatile oils that can help awaken your taste buds and get the juices flowing. It purifies the mouth and stimulates the production of saliva that aids digestion process. Having a combination of ginger juice, salt and lime before or after a meal makes it easier to digest your food.
Helps Calm Nausea and Vomiting
According to a 2016 study, ginger is safe and effective for preventing and treating nausea and vomiting in pregnant women and people undergoing chemotherapy. Slowly eat a small piece of fresh ginger root or candied ginger or try sipping a cup of warm ginger tea when nausea strikes.
It’s a great weight manager
Researchers found that overweight rats who were given gingerol (a compound found in ginger) were able to lose weight after a 30-day supplementation period, in a study published in the Journal of the Science and Food of Agriculture in 2014. So therefore ginger is a magical weight-loss pill!
Helps in cardiovascular function.
6-gingerol which is one of the active component in ginger, has been tested and results stated that it’s an active factor in blood pressure regulation and cardiovascular health support. Hence researchers have explored ginger as a potential remedy for cardiovascular diseases.
It’s a natural way to relieve period pain.
Out of all of the research done on ginger’s pain-relieving properties, results show it helps with menstrual pain the most. Sipping ginger tea can also soothe nausea during that time of the month. However, if you usually take felvin or ibuprofen, it may not work as well as ginger would.
It will be great to see you specialize in taking natural medications, because there are available at a low cost. Eat healthy stay healthy