Ginger root contains special enzymes responsible for catalyzing the proteins in your food, thus aiding in digestion and the prevention of cramps.
Good for those with constipation!
The ancient Greeks used to eat ginger root after a large meal in order to ease the digestion process.
Ginger root has proven to help lower your cholesterol levels and prevent the formation of blood clots.
As a mood enhancer, ginger’s cineole content may help contribute to stress relief.
Also used for migraine headache.
Ginger root can also be used for reducing toothache and the discomfort which arises due to the infection in the upper respiratory tract due to its antibacterial and antifungal nature.
Chewing on fresh ginger root can help freshen the breath.
Being a warming herb, ginger root can help knock out a fever. This property also makes it effective in stimulating circulation of the blood.
Ginger root can also help relax muscles around the blood vessels and is said to help prevent blood clots from forming. The warming effects make it a natural decongestant as well as an antihistamine, making it the perfect remedy for colds.
Some studies show that it can even help to inhibit the replication of the herpes simplex virus.
Recent studies show that ginger might also have a role in lowering LDL cholesterol because the spice can help reduce the amount of cholesterol that is absorbed.
It has also been shown in animal trials to help slow or even prevent cancerous tumor growth.
To discover the health benefits of ginger for yourself, simply make a tea by steeping about 5 slices of ginger in hot water.
If you prefer it in your food,
Ginger is excellent in many dish and is perfect when combined with garlic.
Ginger doesn’t only spice up your food it can also help to put some extra spice in your intimate life too; It improves blood flow to your sexual organs, and contains Vitamin C, zinc and magnesium.