Health Benefits of Ginger

health benefits of ginger

Ginger has many uses in the home remedies department and can be used to help arthritis, diarrhea, flu, headache, heart and menstrual problems, diabetes, stomach upset and motion sickness.

Cancer Treatment – Ginger may be powerful weapon in the treatment of ovarian cancer. Ginger powder induces cell death in all ovarian cancer cells to which it was applied and it also may helpful to slow the growth of colorectal cancer cells.

Reduces Pain and Inflammation
Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and is a powerful natural painkiller.

Muscle Strains – The intake of ginger helps stimulate the secretion of mucus. Apply warm ginger paste with turmeric to the affected area twice a day.

Cold and Cough Treatment  – Ginger has long been used as a natural treatment for colds. Take a half teaspoonful of ginger powder, a pinch of clove with a pinch of cinnamon powder and honey in a cup of boiled water and drink it as tea. For cold boil a teaspoonful of ginger powder in one quart of water and inhale the steam – helps alleviate colds.

Ashma – A teaspoon of fresh ginger juice mixed with a cup of fenugreek decoction and honey to taste acts as a excellent expectorant in the treatment of asthma.

Digestive – Ginger has carminative properties (anti spasmic) and can be used to calm in upset stomach, providing relief for the relief of bloating and gas.

Control Cholesterol – Ginger has proven to help lower your cholesterol levels and prevent the formation of blood clots.

Anti Allergic and Anti fungal – Ginger acts as an antihistamine and aids in the treatment of allergies. It contains anti viral, anti toxic, and anti fungal properties, and is used for the prevention of and treatment against the common cold.

Diabetes – Some doctors recommend some drinking ginger in water first thing in the morning to help regulate your glucose level.

Ginger Tea – Make with fresh ginger root. Grate a small piece of ginger, about the size of a nickel, into a mug. Add the juice of a half a lemon. Fill the mug with boiling water. Stir in a teaspoon of organic honey.

For relief of nausea – Ginger is generally taken in doses of 200 mg every 4 hours.

For relief of flatulence – Ginger is generally taken in doses of 250 to 500 mg 2 to 3 times a day.

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