Ginger can affects a wide range of diseases: can help with arthritic pain, digestive issues and excess weight, discomfort in the stomach.
As reported MedikForum.ru many of the ingredients ginger is well known for its useful, even drug action. Its composition contains
- Vitamin C (6000 mg to six grams per 100 grams of the root, that’s a lot).
- B vitamins
- Minerals – iron, magnesium, calcium, potassium, sodium, phosphorus.
- Essential oils – geraniol, neral, zingiberol, with at least 15 others.
- The bioactive pungent compounds gingerol, shogaol.
It was found that gingerol inhibits the body’s enzymes activate the processes of development of inflammation. Also due to the substances of ginger increases the blood circulation in the mucous membranes – it stimulates the activity of the local immune system.
Ginger is mainly used as a means of preventing respiratory infections, but it effectively helps and other disorders.
Overweight. Daily consumption of ginger tea promotes weight loss along with other measures – active substances of the root stimulate the metabolism and fat burning.
Pain relief in osteoarthritis. Ginger helps to relieve them, preventing inflammation.
The stomach discomfort. The product has long established itself as the assistant to the failures of digestion. A Cup of ginger tea settles the stomach, relieves spasms.
Constipation. The tendency to constipation it is useful to regularly to season food with ginger or drink ginger water, it stimulates the intestinal activity.
Infection with Helicobacter pylori (Helicobacter pylori). Compounds of ginger can effectively fight against bacteria, infection which can cause stomach cancer.
The side effects of chemotherapy. This method of cancer treatment often causes nausea. Ginger helps to solve the problem.
Prostate cancer, impotence. Components of the root have the ability to slow the growth of prostate cancer. Men with impaired potency, erectile function is useful to drink ginger water with honey, this recipe recommended by Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine.