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THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF GINGER

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Ingefära or as it is known in English, Ginger. I got the idea when a net friend of mine used one picture similar to this one on her web page.

Ingefära or as it is known in English, Ginger. I got the idea when a net friend of mine used one picture similar to this one on her web page.

an herb that is often used to spice up foods or to make a tea. This herb offers a large variety of health benefits and is one of the most potent ‘super spices’ available.

Gastrointestinal Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is known for its gastrointestinal symptom relief. Many people turn to this herb when they are experiencing nausea. This nausea can be due to an illness, eating the wrong food, pregnancy or even motion sickness.

Ginger can also help with other motion sickness symptoms, such as vomiting, dizziness and cold sweats.

Anti-Inflammatory Effects

This herb can help with swelling and pain, specifically that related to the muscles. There are potent compounds called gingerols found in this herb that accomplish this.

Studies have been done on this compound and they have concluded that it has powerful effects on inflammation, as well as relieving the related symptoms of inflammation.

Better Immune System

A warm cup of ginger tea is soothing and can help when we are sick or feel as if an illness is about to hit us.

However, it can help with more than aches and nausea. This herb has been shown to be effective in boosting the immune system. This is accomplished through this herb causing healthy sweating.

We often heard our parents tell us as children that we need to sweat out our fever. Well, this is actually an effective way to recover and build our immune system and ginger can help with this.

So what are you waiting for? Go get one for yourself, friends and family.

Stay Healthy!

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Author: Agba Joseph

I am Agba Joseph, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Cross River University Of Technology (CRUTECH). I am unassuming and enthusiastic about Health science as it borders on Clinical Nutrition. It is my sole desire that proper Nutrition will be used as a key tool in addressing and preventing malnutrition and other Metabolic dysfunctions.

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