Ginger is a spice that is widely use all across the world as spice and as well as medicine purpose. The rhizome of a ginger plant is used as. Rhizome is an underground part of the stem. It has been used for thousands of years to treat various ailments just because it is one of the most nutrition dense spices along with turmeric as these two spices fall under the same family called zingiberaceae family. You might have tasted ginger then you may also be aware of the fact that ginger is very hard to eat alone as it tastes bitter and you may also hate the taste of it. Although it is true that its taste is bitter but it is full with high level nutrition that could be very effective in order to keep yourself healthy. There are hundreds of chemical components that are found in ginger but it has one component that masters all those hundreds of chemical components and that component is gingerols. Gingerols is a component that acts as a highly potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. There are thousands of studies that have evaluated that how consumption of ginger could be beneficial for you. Many studies have suggested that increased consumption of plant foods like ginger decreases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and overall mortality while promoting a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy and overall lower weight. Today we will discuss about some of those scientifically proven health benefits of ginger that if consumed regularly could have positive effect on your body and those benefits are:
Gastrointestinal problems are those problems that are related to your stomach and bowel. Regular intake of ginger could reduce the risk of stomach problems such as gas, acidity, inflamed bowl. Phenolic compound that is found in ginger known to help stimulate your digestive system and help your food digest properly.
Inflammation is one of the most common health conditions across the world. It has been used for thousands of years to reduce inflammation as it is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory agents along with turmeric. Ginger has also shown promise in clinical trials for treating inflammation associated with osteoarthritis.
Helps in Cardiovascular Disease
cardiovascular disease such as heart attack and stroke can be prevented by the daily intake of ginger. It has anti-blood-clotting ability that supports your heart and it doesn’t let clot your blood.
It can also be used to treat nausea. It can be considered as one of the most effective home remedy that can treat nausea. It may be the most effective when it comes to pregnancy-related nausea, such as morning sickness.
Helpful in Pain
It also works as pain reliever. It reduces exercise related muscle pain and if you are gym going then it could work like panacea in relieving muscle pain. It will not soothe you instantly from muscle pain but it will help you gradually. Therefore you should include ginger in your everyday diet.