10 things you need to know about ginger 



Ginger has been known to be a good cooking  seasoning due to it's great aroma but it does more than making our food delicious, below  are 10 important things it cures:


*It improves brain function. 

Ginger can enhance brain function directly. In a study of 60 middle-aged women, ginger extract was shown to improve reaction time and working memory.


*Cough

Drinking ginger as a tea will ease sore throat, non-stop coughing and even congestion. 


*Lower cholesterol levels

3 grams of ginger powder caused significant reductions in most cholesterol markers. 


*Fight infections

Gingerol, the bioactive substance in fresh ginger can help lower the risk  of infections. Fresh ginger may also be effective against the RSV virus, a common cause of respiratory infection. 


*Reduce menstrual pain

Ginger managed to reduce pain as effectively as the drugs mefenamic acid and ibuprofen


*Lower blood sugars 

Ginger have powerful anti-diabetic properties.


*Toothache 

Many people have experienced immediate relief from tooth pain by taking ginger.


*Powerful cancer fighter

One serious health condition that ginger has been known to help treat for years is ovarian cancer


*Headaches and Migraines

Ginger is especially useful to combat the nausea that often accompanies migraine and headache. 


*Treats chronic indigestion.

 Ginger has been shown to speed up emptying of the stomach in people with digestion disorder.

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