Ginger can be used for culinary and medicinal purposes.
What are the Health Benefits Of Ginger?
There is a wide range of benefits of ginger such as nausea, digestive problems, circulation and arthritis. Nausea caused during pregnancy or by travelling is one of the benefits of ginger root. Ginger has the ability to calm an upset stomach and to promote the flow of bile. Stomach cramps can be eased and circulation can also be improved. Ginger supports a healthy cardiovascular system by making platelets less sticky which in turn reduces circulatory problems.
Ginger oil can be used for massage which will help relieve painful arthritis due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Ginger maybe included in many herbal decongestants and can help to minimize the symptoms of respiratory conditions, colds and allergies.
Now, science is catching up and researchers around the world are finding that ginger works wonders in the treatment of everything from cancer to migraines. Here are ten health benefits of this powerful food of Paradise:
Ovarian Cancer Treatment
Ginger may be powerful weapon in the treatment of ovarian cancer. A study conducted at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center found that ginger powder induces cell death in all ovarian cancer cells to which it was applied.
Colon Cancer Prevention
A study at the University of Minnesota found that ginger may slow the growth of colorectal cancer cells.
A review of several studies has concluded that ginger is just as effective as vitamin B6 in the treatment of morning sickness.
Motion Sickness Remedy
Ginger has been shown to be an effective remedy for the nausea associated with motion sickness.
Reduces Pain and Inflammation
One study showed that ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and is a powerful natural painkiller.
Ginger has long been used as a natural heartburn remedy. It should be taken in the form of tea for this purpose.
Cold and Flu Prevention and Treatment
Ginger can be used as a natural treatment for colds and the flu. Many people also find ginger to be helpful in the case of stomach flues or food poisoning, which is not surprising given the positive effects ginger has upon the digestive tract.
Research has shown that ginger may provide migraine relief due to its ability to stop prostaglandins from causing pain and inflammation in blood vessels.
Menstrual Cramp Relief
Olive tea mixed with Ginger is the treatment of menstrual cramps.
Ginger also cleans and thin the blood thus positively affecting the heart and almost every other organ in the body.
When the stomach is health, the internal energies are healthy and are able to flow about the body much more freely. This will impact on everything you do.
Although ginger may not be able to fix all of your health problem I put a lot of faith in Allah’s foods of Paradise which have excellent health benefits. I would hope that we can start to add ginger to more meals simply for its potential to do good.