The irregular shape of ginger can make it a little difficult to peel and prepare for eating but you will have many dividends by taking time to include it in your regular diet. Ginger could be very beneficial to your health both in the short and long term on many fronts. There seems to be a bit of a gray area here; is ginger vegetables or spices? I’m not sure, but for the sake of argument I will refer to it as produce – at least that’s where I found it in my favorite market; it is near the produce section. One thing is certain about ginger is that it has many positive effects on the digestive tract. It will help your body assimilate and absorb micro nutrients. Ginger can help in clearing channels circulation; it is especially good for sinus and throat congestion.
If you do not eat as much food as you know you should; try a piece of ginger one or two hours before meal time to get the digestive juices flowing and to help work up an appetite. For hundreds of years, ginger has been used in folk medicine to treat and prevent colds and flu. You can take ginger based action to help relieve nausea. Are you bothered by air or motion sickness? You may take a little ginger to reduce. It can also be very useful when even if you have a mild case of food poisoning. Many women use it to relieve muscle spasms and other symptoms of their menstrual cycle. A very annoying problem and we all have had from time to time is flatulence. If life is a gas you might like to take a little ginger on a regular bases to relieve this annoying problem. Your friends will thank you for not having let a problem to them. Truly, when you have an upset stomach or any type of gastrointestinal problems, such as seizures you may want to eat some ginger noninvasive pain.
Ginger has warming properties. If you want; it could be a wise decision to take thermal containers full of ginger tea a ski hill with you. The tea would definitely be a better option than to drink traditional hot rum TODDY; much better than any alcohol for that matter. I also think that tea was also a step up from either drinking hot coffee or hot chocolate to warm the body. Ginger oil can be placed in a hot bath to sooth aching muscles and joints after a long heavy physical exertion.
Scientists are finding out that ginger can not just lightweight for relieving pain and discomfort; these researchers are finding that it can be used in the treatment and possibly even cures for diseases that are stopping people enjoying a productive life. Try ginger for migraine relief, it has the ability to stop prostaglandins from inflaming blood vessels; cause pain. Ginger is being tested to help reduce diabetes, kidney problems, or in layman’s terms, kidney damage caused by diabetes.
Ginger or its derivatives are tested as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis; the most common form of the disease; it usually affects old but sometimes young people and other creatures as well. This form is hereditary and often starts with stiff joints in the fingers and toes of a young age and feel can be disfiguring or turn on the joints fingers and toes in the more advanced stages accompanied by great pain; it gets progressively heavier as we get older. The other major form of the disease, osteoarthritis is caused from overuse; It usually affects the major joints and is also accompanied by pain; often sever pain with some swelling. The other major form of arthritis is treated with ginger.
Cancer is a disease with many faces; it comes in many forms affecting many parts of our bodies in different ways. Both ovarian cancer and colon cancer are treated with ginger. Ginger is also known as a preventive medicine for colon cancer in both sexes.
I wanted to save my favorite use ginger for last. If you feel amorous why not offer your partner a cup of ginger tea; it might help to get it going for you and it will not follow the loss of motor skills that other milder aphrodisiacs such as alcohol cause.