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.
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.
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.
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.