BENEFITS OF GINGER
Ginger is a flowering plant. Its root is widely used in medicines and as spices. It comes from the Zingiberaceae family. Ginger, along with turmeric, galangal and cardamon belong to Zingiberaceae family. Ginger was first originated from Island Southeast Asia. Its leaves were also used to flavour the food or directly eaten. Its leaves are also used to weave mats. Along with these, people of Southeast Asia. It is used for healing and protection from spirits.
In India, Ginger is primarily grown in Southern India. Today, India is one of the greatest producers of Ginger. Ginger is used in many ways and many different reasons. In India, it’s mainly used in our kitchen’s, in meals it is used as a spice. It is also used as a pickle. Different snacks, dishes, juices, soups, pickles, tea, etc. are made by using Ginger in it. It is full of flavour. When this ginger herb is young, it is usually juicy and fresh and fleshy. After some time, when it matures, it is turned dry and can be easily ground and can be used as spices in Indian dishes.
It is mainly used as a paste in Indian meals, in the making of gravies and lentils. Chop a little piece of the Ginger to make masala tea. Cut equal small pieces of Ginger and make ginger pickle out of it. Finely grind the dry Ginger and make a powdered spice and you can put it in so many dishes. Use it in making juices, soups, health drinks etc. Used in so many food items, yet Ginger is not only constrained to the kitchen. Ginger is a potent herb which helps cure many problems. We can use it on our own, and the best part is that it will not be harmful to our body at all. It was used as folk medicine. It is frequently used for treating constipation, slow motility symptoms, gastroparesis, dyspepsia, flu, good blood circulation, heartburn, and Colic.
Some primary vital benefits of Ginger are:
# Ginger is an essential spice. It contains a large amount of gingerol. It is high in anti-inflammatory and antioxidant.
# Ginger plays an important role and helps in treating different types of nausea. Especially morning sickness.
# Ginger helps a lot in reducing muscle pain and muscle soreness.
# Ginger helps in reducing the symptoms of osteoarthritis.
# It plays a active role in decreasing your high blood sugar level and help improve the various heart diseases.
# Ginger helps in improving indigestion and stomach related issues.
# It helps in reducing the unbearable menstrual pains.
# It helps in reducing the high cholesterol levels.
# Ginger extracts have some anti-cancer properties that are why ginger extracts are used to treat as a substitute for cancer treatment.
# It helps in improving brain function and helps in Alzheimer’s disease.
# It helps in fighting various infections.
Ginger is somewhat a super food, which has so many health benefits.