The healthy and beneficial effects of ginger were known to the ancient Greeks and Romans, who used ginger roots as a spice and medicine.
The polysaccharides, flavonoids, ginger essential oil (Zingiber Officinale Roscoe) contained in it are precisely those ingredients that are responsible for its magical effect.
You can often hear them recommend the use of ginger roots to stimulate the stomach glands, for energy, to improve digestion and more.
In alternative medicine, the root of ginger is used for colds, runny nose, cough, sore throat and others. It has a beneficial effect on inflammatory processes in the joints, especially for arthritis.
Does ginger harm the kidneys, though? There are opposing views on this issue and therefore the use of ginger for kidney problems is not recommended.
Prolonged use of ginger or its overuse can adversely affect the body, especially if there are inflammatory diseases in the kidneys, stomach and intestines, as well as problems with the liver and bile.