Ginger for thousands of years it is used as a medicine, spice, food and as a means of beautifying. It is a permanent bulbous plant of the lily family known for its roots.
This plant is originally from China, but is now cultivated in many countries, including the Caribbean islands, India, Asia and Africa.
Ginger is a crucial herb in Ayurvedic medicine. It is popular in the cuisines across the world because of its peculiar hot and spicy taste. It is rich in essential oils, vitamin B, potassium, manganese, copper and magnesium.
A natural remedy that improves digestion
Ginger is abundant with gingerol, a natural ingredient that relieves flatulence, facilitates and promotes digestion and improves the bowel function.
Ginger juice prevents ulcer formation, due to its stimulation of the mucus secretion. Ginger also contains zingerone, ingredient that gives spicy flavor to the ginger root, it is effective against diarrhea caused by E. coli bacteria, especially in children.
Ginger juice reduces inflammation and relieves allergies
Chemical compounds that are contained in ginger are useful in preventing the process of biosynthesis of prostaglandins, which is responsible for the occurrence of inflammation. It has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, and because of the antihistamine properties of ginger root it is used in the treatment of allergies. It is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and other diseases of the musculoskeletal and connective tissue.
Ginger juice compresses heal chronic pain
Ginger therapy and compresses stimulate the breakdown of fat, proteins and minerals. It helps with rheumatism, arthritis and gout, stimulates blood circulation, and eliminates toxins. It was confirmed that ginger reduces the level of cholesterol and prevents blood clots.
Cure against nausea
For over of 2000 years ginger is used in India, China and other Asian countries as a remedy for nausea. It does not cause side effects such as arduous a stupor, which typically occurs after taking pharmaceutical drugs against nausea. Research has shown that it can suppress the nausea caused by driving or pregnancy, as well as nausea caused by chemotherapy.
Taking 250 milligrams of ginger root powder in capsules four times a day effectively cushioned the morning sickness and reduced the number of vomiting attacks in early pregnancy.
Delicious cookies with fresh ginger against sickness with:
- 80 g butter
- 120 g brown sugar
- 100 g graham flour
- 140 g flour, buckwheat
- 30 g of wheat germ
- 1 teaspoon of baking powder
- 1 teaspoon of baking soda
- 1 tablespoon of ground ginger-dry
- 1/2 tablespoon of fresh grated ginger
- 1 teaspoon of ground anise
- 1 teaspoon of ground cloves
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- a little almond milk
Knead the dough and form small balls of it, like gingerbread. Bake cookies at 180 degrees for 20-25 minutes and enjoy these curative sweets.
Choose ginger with high quality
Ginger root is available in raw form, powder, candied or pickled. In healthy food stores and supermarkets you can find it as a syrup or tincture. Whenever possible, get a fresh, not dried ginger because it contains more gingerol. When choosing, make sure that the root is sturdy and smooth, and it is not moldy.
Enjoy fresh ginger or ginger tea
You can cut ginger and use it raw, if you like its hot taste. If you like spicy drinks, then make a tasty ginger tea. Insert two to four cloves in boiling water and steep for ten minutes. After cooling, optionally you can add honey, pieces of lemon or orange.
Curative effect of ginger juice:
- relieves pain
- stimulates digestion
- cures arthritis and rheumatism
- soothes irritability
- promotes the excretion of excess water from the body
- reduces inflammation
- destroys pathogenic microorganisms
- prevents the spread of cancer cells
- helps with allergies
- relieves nausea
- helps with colds and flu
Source: Juicing Hacks
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