ABOUT GINGER The plant originated from China,it’s rhizome is the part that is used as a spice, it is used in cooking many Asian foods,it also finds application in curing some common disease such as gastrointestinal diseases and it is also used as pain reliever,it also aids digestion.
- Ginger contains the following active compounds: gingerol, shogaol, paradol, zingerone, zerumbone, 1-dehydro-(10)-gingerdione, terpenoids, and flavonoids.
- All of these compounds have antioxidant activities, while some of them have anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, antimicrobial, and liver-protecting activities.
BENEFITS OF GINGER
The following has been shown as the health benefits of taking ginger daily.
GINGER REDUCES PAIN
Daily taking of ginger relives pain,it is as effective as declofenac.it reduces pain without any problem,it is advisable to take ginger regularly you can use it to season food or you can juice it and drink.
GINGER HELPS PEOPLE WITH ASTHMA AND ALLERGY
Ginger helps people with some allergies and asthma,
- Ginger helps with asthma by suppressing Th2-mediated immune response inmice.e
GINGER CURES NAUSEA
It has been found out that Ginger has the ability to cure nausea related diseases especially morning sicknesses which follows pregnancy.
According to review of 12 studies that included a total of 1,278 pregnant women, about 1.1-1.5 grams of ginger which can be in form of juice may significantly reduce symptoms of nausea.
- Ginger may also relieve nausea and vomiting after surgery, and in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
GINGER LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE AND HEART ATTACKS
Ginger has the ability to lower the risks of having blood pressure, this was gotten from a recently conducted result arch but it has to be examined properly before it can be prescribed.
GINGER SOLVES THE PROBLEM OF SMOKING INDIGESTION
GInger helps in the digestion process of food so in any case of indigestion, ginger can but applied and it will aid the process and digest the food.