Ginger has been used as food in many cultures for many years. Ginger has many other useful properties such as strengthening the appetite, help with bloating and gas, encouraging the sweating and salivation, with general stimulating effect for our body. It helps against colds and flu as a preventative and with speeds recovery.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is originally from Southeast Asia, but it is grown in other tropical countries, especially in Jamaica. Today, the largest producers are India, Fiji, Indonesia and Australia.
Its strong anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties, ginger is considered to be one of the most powerful foods of the 21st century.
Ginger is rich in Vitamin C, magnesium and other minerals which make it extremely beneficial for your overall health. It is well known by its long history of use for improving digestion and immunity, relieving pain and fighting cardiovascular diseases, asthma and many other health issues.
Ginger is not an allergen. It contains a vitamin B3, B6, C, E, and K, pantothenic acid, a lot of calcium, a little copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, selenium, and zinc. Aromatic root is thick and full of tough fibers. The basic effects of ginger are strengthening appetite; help with bloating and gas, encouraging sweating and salivation and general stimulating effect.
Hot ginger tea or his tincture cleans the entire of body through perspiration. For gases it can be used as combination with other laxative plants. When colds and flus are here, ginger is the best as a preventative, but it is also good when the throat has already hurts and the nose is stuffy.
A cup of hot ginger tea beats cold in winter more efficiently than any other beverage. Ginger tea offers a great number of health benefits, among which are the following:
- Ginger can fight infections and enhance the immune system since it is rich in antioxidants
- it is efficient remedy against virus that causes influenza, colds and cold sores
- due to its warming properties, ginger can improve circulation, as well as oxygen, vitamins and minerals delivery
- ginger can relieve pains, treat sore muscles, cold, flu and headache
- ginger tea has ability to reduce the risk of stroke
Ginger tea recipe
- Organic honey
- ¼ teaspoon of ground ginger
- ¼ teaspoon of ground turmeric
- Coconut milk
- A cup of water
Method of preparation:
The preparation of ginger tea is extremely easy. First, boil some water, add turmeric and ginger and let it simmer for 7-10 minutes. Next, add the milk and then strain the tea in a cup.
Add flavor to your tea and enjoy its valuable effects!
If you have very weak appetite or its total loss, you should eat ginger immediately before meals because the feeling of hunger awakens you and stimulates the secretion of gastric juices. Ginger improves the absorption and processing the essential nutrients in the body. It is also useful for nausea and vomiting after surgical interventions, nausea that is caused by chemotherapy (reduced symptoms by up to 40%), with bloating, upset stomach, morning sickness in pregnancy, and also the travel sickness.
If you feel sick while you are traveling by plane, chew a ginger, preferably dipped in honey. Ginger helps to suppress the symptoms of inflammation to the upper respiratory tract, bronchitis, coughs and asthma, and relax the smooth muscles of the respiratory organs and the expansion of the respiratory tract. Ginger will clean the smallest channels of circulation, including painful sinuses.
Ginger also helps at menstrual cramps and pain cycles, high blood pressure, arthritis and inflammation of the muscle and reduces the symptoms for 25%. It is effective for the treatment of typical symptoms of migraine.
The juice from the ginger is placed directly to the skin which is burn. It is used as food and at cosmetics industries and it’s used as pharmaceuticals.