For those people that don’t spend a lot of time in the kitchen, you might think this ingredient is quite uncommon. Ginger is used in food and beverages more often than you might think. It’s been commonly used in cooking and medicine for thousands of years across cultures from around the world and is known to have cures for a whole host of diseases. One of the best parts about Ginger is that very versatile, it can easily be grown at your own home without too much of a fuss. Read on to learn some of the best ways to use it to your advantage.
Absorbs Nutrition Faster
Getting nutrition in to your body is one thing and the nutrition being absorbed is another thing altogether. Ginger stimulates gastric and pancreatic enzyme secretion which do the job of digesting and breaking down food in order to absorb its nutrition.
Cures Common Cold And Cough
Having personally used ginger along with a teaspoon of honey and lime to get rid of my common cold, flu and cough, I just can’t recommend it enough. It’s a natural cure that wipes out any traces of phlegm in your body if consumed regularly. To power up this effect, during the day, add these three ingredients to a cup of Oolong tea. Consuming this tea three days in a row accelerates the recovery process and melts away your phlegm faster.
Ginger is one of the best known natural painkillers. It can be taken to ease pain in the body without needing to deal with the side effects of antibiotics. It is known to reduce inflammation a lot like ibuprofen does.
Ginger not only helps you get rid of common illnesses but also wards off dangerous conditions such as a stroke by limiting the buildup of fat deposits in your arteries.
Ginger aids in the digestion of food and therefore prevents a bad stomach. By stimulating the gastric juices in the stomach it not only helps absorbing nutrition through food better but also clears up the stomach, thereby preventing any stomach discomfort.
Regulates Blood Circulation
Important minerals such as zinc, magnesium and chromium are found in ginger which helps the body maintain ideal blood flow right through the body.
These are a handful of the many uses of ginger. We’d like to see you grow some at home too, I do! Also, please do drop a line in the comments section and tell us if ginger helped you get rid of that nasty flu.