Health Benefits of Ginger
Ginger is a very good source of :
Ginger is listed as a herbal medicine with carminative effects – a substance that promotes the release of intestinal gases.
It is also an intestinal spasmolytic, which relaxes and soothes the intestinal tract. That means, Ginger can settle an upset stomach, relieve vomiting, ease gas and diarrhea discomfort. It is also effective in preventing nausea in the first place.
Numerous studies have shown the effectiveness of ginger as a pain reliever. The way it eases nausea and vomiting has to do with its ability to stimulate the flow of saliva. This is particularly effective for MORNING SICKNESS (very safe, with only a small dose required) and motion sickness.
Ginger reduces the side effects associated with chemotherapy, dizziness and cold sweating. Studies also show ginger to be protective against osteo arthritis pain and several cancers like ovarian, colorectal, lung and breast cancers.
Overall Ginger is a wonder herb. To be used more in rainy and winter seasons.
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