Ginger - A Wonderful Herbal Remedy
Ginger ഇഞ്ചി (scientific name: Zingiber officinale) is a flowering plant whose root is used as the spice. Ginger is widely used in Asian and Indian cuisine as an aromatic and flavor ingredient. Besides all its culinary purpose, ginger is well known for its medicinal properties.
Health Benefits of Ginger
Promotes Normal Blood Circulation:
Normal blood circulation should be maintained to avoid illness and dizziness. Ginger contains chromium, magnesium and zinc which can help to improve blood flow, as well as help prevent chills, fever, and excessive sweat.
Cure for Motion Sickness:
Motion sickness is the uncomfortable dizziness, nausea and vomiting that people may experience especially in travelling. Ginger is an effective remedy for the nausea associated with motion sickness.
Ginger by stimulating the digestive enzymes helps the absorption of the essential nutrients in the body.
Aids in preventing Cold and Flu:
Ginger is well known around the world as a wonderful home remedy for preventing cold and flu.
Fights Stomach Discomfort:
Ginger helps in digestion. A proper digestion is necessary for being healthy. Ginger appears to reduce inflammation in a similar way to aspirin and ibuprofen.
Prevents Colon Cancer:
Studies shown that ginger may slow the growth of colorectal cancer cells.
Reduce Pain and Inflammation:
Ginger is known for its natural powerful painkiller as it contains some of the most potent anti inflammatory fighting substances.
Fights Common Respiratory Problems:
Ginger helps to fight against common respiratory problems like cough, cold and breathing difficulties. Ginger is a natural expectorant that breaks down and removes mucus. So that you feel easy while breathing.
Ovarian Cancer Treatment:
Ginger powder induces cell death in ovarian cancer cells.
Ginger helps to improve the immune system. It is said that consuming a little bit ginger a day can help preventing stroke. It also decreases bacterial infections in thestomach, and prevents dry cough and throat irritation.
Fights Morning Sickness:
Again it is a wonderful home remedy in curing morning sickness and stomach flu.
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