Healing Effects Of Ginger

gingerGinger belongs to the zingibereceae plant family, which also includes turmeric and cardamom.

Its therapeutic values are:

  1. Gingerol aid in digestion calms the stomach and relieves pain.
  2. Ginger is believed to regulate peristalsis, which helps in both diarrhea and constipation.
  3. It helps in motion sickness and wards off nausea and morning sickness.
  4. The Japanese use ginger as an antidote for fish poisoning.
  5. Ginger has anti inflammatory properties.
  6. Ginger contains gingerol which improves circulation and reduces blood pressure.
  7. Ginger lowers cholesterol levels by impairing cholesterol absorption.
  8. Cough can be relieved by drinking ginger tea.
  9. Ginger has also been used to stimulate menstruation.