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Ginger: The Wonder Cure


Ginger is known to be one of the most versatile healing herbs. Apart from its medicinal values, it has numerous culinary uses too. Ginger is very useful in conditions such as atherosclerosis, dysmenorrhoea, migraine, morning sickness in pregnant women, nausea and vomiting following surgery, arthritis, and various abdominal complaints.


Ginger is known to be one of the most versatile healing herbs. Apart from its medicinal values, it has great importance in indian kitchens due to its numerous culinary uses . Ginger is very useful in conditions such as the morning sickness in pregnant women, atheroscelerosis, dysmenorrhoea, migraine, nausea and vomiting following surgery, arthritis, and various abdominal problems.

Versatile Remedy
Ginger is a very effective remedy for any digestive disorder as it contains compounds similar to the digestive enzymes found in the digestive tract which helps in the digestion of a heavy, protein-rich meal easily. It stimulates the digestion and keeps the intestinal muscles toned and eases the transport of substances through the digestive tract, lessening irritation to the intestinal walls.

Ginger protects the stomach from the damaging effects of alcohol and anti-inflammatory drugs and thus helps prevent ulcers.

The anti-nausea and anti-vomiting effects of ginger are due to the pungent constituents of ginger. Ginger is also very effective against motion sickness. It is also a time-tested remedy for morning sickness in pregnant women. A cup of ginger tea in the morning can make the morning of expectant mothers very pleasant.

Various studies have shown that ginger is a safe, cheap and a pleasant remedy to keep cholesterol under control.

Ginger also helps in maintaining good blood circulation in the body. Thus it helps prevent atheroscelerosis.

For women suffering from muscular cramps,ginger is a boon as a cup of ginger tea will relieve them of the cramps.

Modern studies have confirmed that ginger helps kill the influenza virus, strengthens the immune system of the body to fight the virus, thereby being very effective in combating cold and flu. Ginger mixed with honey is a very potent remedy for the persistent cough.

Contra-indications
Some people may be sensitive to thetaste or may experience heartburn.

Persons with a history of gall stones should avoid taking ginger. Short term use of ginger for morning sickness in expectant mothers poses no problems but a long term use during pregnancy is not recommended.

Simple Remedies
Ginger with milk: Cut thin slices of ginger after peeling the skin and put them in hot milk. Drinking this ginger flavoured milk removes rheumatic pains, dyspepsia, wind, etc.

Ginger juice preparation: Mix equal parts of fresh ginger juice, fresh lemon juice and honey. Drinking 2 or 3 tablespoonfuls of this juice mixture early in the morning on empty stomach will remove dyspepsia or biliousness, purify the blood, cure bleeding gums and stimulate digestion.

 


 

 

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