Ginger is one of the most delicious and healthiest spices, loaded with multiple nutrients and bio-active compounds, which have a number of medicinal and health benefits for your body and brain. Ginger or ginger root has been used therapeutically for thousands of years and a number of people use it to treat several health ailments, including upset stomachs, sore throats, and other diseases. A few of the effects of ginger on human health are listed below:
- To Calm Vomiting and Nausea
Ginger is highly effective against nausea and vomiting. It is recommended that 1-1.5 grams of ginger can prevent various types of nausea, either due to chemotherapy or due to morning sickness or any surgery.
- Reduce soreness and muscle pain
Ginger can reduce muscle pain, induced after exercise or workout. Even by consuming a small amount of ginger for several days it can reduce muscle pain a lot. Though it may not reduce it immediately, you can notice its effect progressively by its regular consumption.
- Treat Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis is a most common health problem, which may lead to joint pain and stiffness due to inflammation. By having ginger extract, the joint pain and the dosage of painkillers can be reduced up to a great extent.
- Improve heart disease risk factors and lower your blood pressure
Ginger has a good effect on diabetic patients and even can improve the various factors which may cause heart disease. It has a powerful effect on balancing blood sugar levels and can improve the insulin release and stabilize it. It can also support cardiovascular health.
- To treat Chronic Indigestion
Chronic indigestion may discomfort the upper abdominal region and may cause recurring pain. Ginger is usually recommended for chronic indigestion and can speed up the process of emptying the stomach, thus providing relief from any discomfort due to indigestion.
So, friends, the above-listed health benefits are not limited – even regular consumption of ginger can provide you relief from a number of health problems and can even be way more effective in treating other common health issues, including lowering bad cholesterol, cancer prevention, to improve brain function and Alzheimer’s disease, fighting infections and many more. Even you can call it a Superfood as well due to its countless health benefits.
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