Herbs and various spices, including ginger, have long been popular not only for their taste, but also for their medicinal properties. Ginger enhances the taste of any food and drink, as well as protects against acute and chronic diseases, helps with weight loss and has a therapeutic effect on the human body.
Ginger also lowers the level of glucose
One of the most original spices — ginger — is considered almost a panacea for various diseases. And not only in Eastern medicine, but also in European countries. There is a lot of evidence supporting the antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of the spice.
Ginger also lowers the level of glucose and cholesterol in the blood, has a positive effect on mood and sex life.
Ginger contains a minimum number of calories
Ginger contains a minimum number of calories, but at the same time it can boast an impressive supply of vitamins and useful substances – iron, potassium, magnesium and zinc.
Another plus of ginger is its versatility: fresh, dried, in powder and juice – any form of the root will be beneficial.
Ginger really has a positive effect on weight, as evidenced by the results of medical studies. The root increases the rate of fat oxidation and suppresses hunger, which has a positive effect on the body mass index.
Few people know that ginger is an excellent remedy for nausea. Spicy suppresses unpleasant sensations and restrains the consequences of vestibular disorders.
Ginger also reduces pain during the menstrual cycle. It is a well-known fact that ginger helps fight infectious diseases. A cup of ginger tea with honey and lemon is an excellent remedy for the prevention and treatment of colds.
And research by Danish doctors confirmed that ginger is also effective against respiratory diseases and respiratory infections.
Keep in mind that the sharp root can irritate the mucous membrane of the stomach, so you should not get carried away with it for ulcers, gastritis, colitis and other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
The root is also prohibited for those suffering from liver and gall bladder diseases: ginger increases secretion, which can lead to negative consequences.
If you are prone to any kind of bleeding, your blood pressure is high or you have heart problems, you should also avoid the spice.