Do you like ginger and do you know the benefits of using it regularly?
Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional and alternative medicine. It’s been used to aid digestion, reduce nausea, and help fight the flu and common cold, to name a few of its purposes.
The unique fragrance and flavour of ginger come from its natural oils, the most important of which is gingerol.
Gingerol is the main bioactive compound in ginger. It’s responsible for much of ginger’s medicinal properties.
Gingerol has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidants effects, according to research. For instance, it may help reduce oxidative stress, which is the result of having an excess amount of free radicals in the body
Osteoarthrosis is a common health problem. It involves degeneration of the joints in the body, leading to symptoms such as joint pain and stiffness.
One literature review found that people who used ginger to treat their symptoms saw significant reductions in pain and disability
Only mild side effects, such as a dissatisfaction with the taste of ginger, were observed. However, the taste of ginger, along with stomach upset, still prompted nearly 22% of the study participants to drop out.
Study participants received between 500 milligrams (mg) and 1 gram of ginger each day for anywhere from 3 to 12 weeks. A majority of them had been diagnosed with OA of the knee.
Another study from 2011 found that a combination of topical ginger, mastic, cinnamon, and sesame oil can help reduce pain and stiffness in people with OA of the knee.
It can help with chronic indigestion. Car sickness. Pregnancy morning sickness. It can low blood pressure and help with heart disease. Reduces menstrual pain.
What is the best way to take it?
- You can chop ginger and put it into soups
- You may slice it and put it inside fish when you bake it
- Slice it finely and add a slice of lemon to hot water and sip it in the morning
If you are taking a lot of medication it is advisable to make this drink in the morning and sip it while you get your day going. Don´t eat anything for around 1 hour if possible, this will detox your liver and make you feel so much better. Some medication is a necessity or is vital to health, then you must take it, but use a detox to keep you clean.
During weight loss ginger is vital, it helps to keep you sparkling clean inside, which in turn helps you to keep to your new diet or eating plan.
What do you need to do with it? cut it into slithers and chop the outside off if you are putting it in soups and rice dishes. To drink a lemon and ginger tea then you may leave the outside skin on in tact.
Trying ginger is something that eventually comes natural and you will want to add it to other meals. Creating food with ginger is one of delights of life. Why not try it now.