Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Usefulness of Ginger

Ginger is a tropical plant which is mostly flourished in southern Asia, Jamaica and Nigeria. It is commonly used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for over two thousand years to treat number of health related problems, like stomach disorder, vomiting, diarrhea, motion sickness and rheumatism. Ginger is anti oxidant in nature.
In Chinese medicine, half of the prescription contains ginger in some or the other form. Basically, there are two forms of ginger; viz. fresh and dried. Fresh ginger are used to get relief from cold, vomiting and it weeps away toxic waste from our body. Whereas, dried ones are useful in stomach pain, rheumatism and cough. Ginger even decreases the risk of heart diseases by lowering the level of cholesterol. It is also beneficial to cure bowel infections. Ginger gives ease to soar throats, headaches, fevers and aches during flu. Other than herbal remedies ginger is also used as a common cooking spice and is found in a variety of foods and drinks, like ginger bread, ginger sticks, ginger tea; where ginger tea is known to have great refreshing properties.


At 2:23 AM, Anonymous Synthia said...

Sometimes back, my younger daughter was suffering from tremendous aches in her body due to infection of flu. Had you been posted earlier, then she would have faced less pain. Anyways, thank you for the information and I’ll definitely keep it in my mind.

At 10:52 PM, Anonymous belia said...

Hey, that was really an interesting post. Basically, everyday I use ginger in my cooking but never knew that it’s so good for our health. Thank you and keep posting on herbal products.

At 7:43 AM, Anonymous stacy said...

Apart from preventing cough, fever and indigestion ginger is also excellent for preventing nausea and vomiting.

At 9:04 PM, Anonymous U.G said...

To ensure success after an enchantment, ginger is used. And it is sometimes quite effective.


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