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Health benefits from eating ginger

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What is ginger?

Ginger is a herb that is commonly used as a spice all over the world in baking cookies, bread, cakes, and it is also used in ginger ale.

What are the benefits of ginger?

Ovarian cancer treatment, colon cancer prevention, morning sickness relief, motion sickness remedy, reduces pain and inflammation, heartburn relief, prevention of diabetic nephropathy, migraine relief, menstrual cramp relief,
cold and flu prevention.

Ginger has a multitude of seemingly endless benefits. It is used in both foods and tea.

Ginger helps reduce symptoms of:

Muscle soreness, arthritis, helps circulation, alleviating gastrointestinal distress, motion sickness, seasickness and nausea.

Mixing ginger and honey is used in treating respiratory problems.

Always ask your doctor:

It is important to ask your health care professional before taking ginger because the use of some herbs don’t mix well with other herbs or medications you might be currently taking.

It is advised against taking if you are using blood thinning medications or aspirin.

For more information on how ginger can help benefit your health check out the sources below:

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