Health Benefits of Ginger

Posted by Krishna Bora on Tue, Feb 18, 2014  
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Ginger is an important spice that not just brings out great flavours to the food, but also provides many good health benefits to the body. Here are some reasons why you should have ginger in your meal:

 

1. Maintains Normal Blood Circulation. Ginger is loaded with minerals like chromium, magnesium and zinc which help to improve blood flow of your body. It also helps prevent chills, fever, and excessive sweat during summers.  

 

2. Remedies Motion Sickness. Ginger is very effective remedy for the nausea that is associated with motion sickness. Those people who travelled much eating ginger faced less accounts of vomiting and motion sickness than others who didn’t.  

 

3. Improves absorption. It also improves the absorption and stimulation of essential nutrients in the body.  

 

4. Cold and Flu Prevention. Ginger has been the best natural treatment for colds and flu around Asia for thousands of years. Some studies show that it treats cold and cough in just two tbsp of ginger juice.  

 

5. Combats Stomach Discomfort. Ginger also fights stomach problems. It helps to reduce inflammation.  

 

6. Colon Cancer Prevention. In a study, it was found that ginger may slow the growth of cancer cells associated with colon.  

 

7. Reduce Pain and Inflammation. Ginger is also a natural powerful painkiller for its most potent anti-inflammatory fighting substances.

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