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The Healing Properties of Ginger

Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
The Healing Properties of Ginger

Unlike some other natural remedies, it is very easy to use ginger regularly.

There are more than twelve types of antioxidants in ginger, making it useful for treating a number of ailments. This herb contains essential oils, proteins, calcium, phosphorus, iron, folic acid, manganese, vitamin C and vitamins B3, B4 and B8.

What is ginger good for

- Helps in the treatment of colds and flu - suppresses cough and reduces high fever as well as headache. In such cases honey and ginger powder may be mixed;

- Ginger helps to prevent inflammation of blood vessels in the brain and migraine;

- Relieves the feeling of nausea, including during pregnancy;

- Relieves joint and muscle pain. It has anti-inflammatory properties, is effective in relieving pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis;

- Relieves stress. Ginger tea, among other things, has a refreshing effect;

- Helps digestion by regulating it. It is useful as a protection against ulcers. Lowers cholesterol. Ginger is believed to have anti-cancer properties;

- Ginger is a great antioxidant and valuable antiviral agent. Strengthens the immune system;

How to use ginger


- As herbal tea - grated fresh ginger root in boiling water for ten minutes, you can add honey to the tea;

- As part of a meal – add grated ginger to tuna salad or as a seasoning to meats and other foods. You can sprinkle some ginger powder on the food. It's also delicious in a fruit mix (you blend soft chilled fruit in a blender);

- As a dietary supplement, especially if you want a quick effect, you can consume ginger through tinctures and capsules. It can be used together with other remedies such as turmeric, oregano, rosemary, basil, green tea;

- For healthy hair - a combination of ginger and sesame helps to restore damaged hair: make a mixture of one teaspoon of ginger and 1/4 cup of sesame oil. Vigorously massage the scalp. After 10 or maximum 20 minutes wash with shampoo. It is done once a week.

Read more:

- Ginger and lemon cough medicine;

- The benefits of ginger tea;

- The most healing recipes with ginger.