Ginger adds a special flavor to all the recipes of Indian culture. Ginger has been used for centuries in food and even as a household natural medicine and remedy for regular ailments.
Ginger is known to contain chemicals that can reduce nausea and inflammation, eases queasiness. It’s a natural pain reliever.
Ginger is a combination of many oils which include Citral, Zingiberol phenols, Eucalyptol, Linalool, Camphene etc. The spicy taste in the herb ginger comes from the chemical phenylpropanoid.
Nutritional Facts about Ginger
Ginger has loads of nutrition. Vitamin C, copper, Magnesium, Manganese and potassium are very good source of the herb Ginger.
Common Name :
Ginger in English. Srngaveram in Sanskrit. Adrak in Hindi and Urdu.
Botanical Name :
Ginger Medicinal Health Benefits
Ginger has various medicinal health benefits from the ancient times.
- The antihistamine property of ginger helps in treating allergies.
- It helps in stimulating the secretion of mucus.
- It is an herb which is very good for cough related problems.
- Ginger cures asthma
- Ginger reduces vomiting and nausea. It helps with morning sickness.
- Ginger helps in the digestion. It improves absorption of the important nutrients. Thereby protecting our stomach against ulcers which promotes the mucus secretion in the body.
- It relieves the menstrual pains.
- Ginger has anti-inflammatory property which helps in relieving the pain of joints and people suffering from the problem of arthritis.
- Applying ginger in the forehead relieves from the problem of migraine and normal head ache.
- Ginger is an antispasmodic, meaning it helps reduce cramping—even the ones associated with being (ahem!) gassy.
- Ginger has warming properties which increases blood flow within your gastrointestinal system to help stimulate digestion and enhance your metabolism!