Ginger is an ingredient that is being used in the cuisine. Lately it started to be used for health purposes like nausea, digestive issues and pain.

The root is the most used part of the plant. It can be found in many forms and if you still haven’t started using it yet, here are reasons why you should start now.

  1. Ginger against digestive issues

Ginger can relieve irritation in the gastrointestinal tract. It can stimulate the saliva and with it allow food and fluids to travel safely and smoothly.

  1. Ginger against nausea

While pregnant and having morning sickness, even during cancer treatment, you feel nausea. You can use the ginger to help you reduce this problem.

  1. Ginger against pain

Ginger reduces muscle pain by 25%. It can also reduce the day- to – day progression of muscle pain.

  1. Ginger against inflammation

The degeneration of joints in the body can cause joint pain and stiffness. Thois was confirmed by a study where 247 people were researched.

  1. Ginger against heart disease

Type 2 diabetes is very common and only 2 g of ginger powder daily can lower up to 10 % in a period of 12 weeks. The heart problems and the conditions can be lowered by 10 % as well.

  1. Ginger to lower cholesterol levels

3 grams of ginger powder was given to 85 people and their daily use reduced the cholesterol levels. When lowering the cholesterol you also lower the risk of heart disease.

  1. Ginger as anti cancer

Research on several types of cancer has been conducted with ginger. The research is still ongoing but it showed that it reduced the molecules and the cancer cells in the colon.

  1. Ginger improves brain function

The aging of the brain is natural. But it depends on how quickly your brain is aging. You can use the ginger, its antioxidants and bioactive compounds, can inhibit the brain and with it improve the memory and reaction time.