Five health benefits of ginger


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WEB DESK: Ginger is grown as a root and is a flexible ingredient that can be consumed in drinks or in cooking. It can be used to make foods spicy and even as a food preservative. For over 2000 years, Chinese medicine has recommended the use of ginger to help cure and prevent several health problems. It is known to promote energy circulation in the body and increase our body’s metabolic rate .

Here ‘s a list of some of the amazing benefits of ginger that you may not aware of. Although some of these are still being debated, you could do your own research if you want to use ginger for medicinal purposes.

Maintains Normal Blood Circulation

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Ginger contains chromium, magnesium and zinc which can help to improve blood flow, as well as help prevent chills, fever, and excessive sweat.

Remedies Motion Sickness

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Ginger is a known effective remedy for the nausea associated with motion sickness. The exact reason is unknown, those given ginger powder suffered less.

 

Cold and Flu Prevention

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Ginger has been used for thousands of years as a natural treatment for colds and flu around Asia. To treat cold and flu symptoms in adults, steep 2 tbsp. of freshly shredded or chopped ginger root in hot water, two to three times a day

 

Combats Stomach Discomfort

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Ginger is ideal in assisting digestion, thereby improving food absorption and avoiding possible stomach ache. Ginger appears to reduce inflammation in a similar way to aspirin and ibuprofen

 

Reduce Pain and Inflammation

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Ginger contains some of the most potent anti-inflammatory fighting substances known and is a natural powerful painkiller.

 

 

 

 

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