Health Benefits of Ginger

The Many Health Benefits of Ginger

The rhizome (root) of ginger (Zingiber officinale) is an important kitchen spice,
but did you know it also possesses a myriad of health benefits?

The rhizomes have been used since antiquity in the various traditional systems of medicine to treat:

  • arthritis, rheumatism, sprains, muscular aches, pains,
  • sore throats,
  • cramps,
  • hypertension,
  • dementia,
  • fever,
  • infectious diseases,
  • catarrh,
  • nervous diseases,
  • gingivitis, toothache,
  • asthma,
  • stroke
  • diabetes.
  • gastric ailments like constipation, dyspepsia, belching, bloating, gastritis, epigastric discomfort, gastric ulcerations, indigestion, nausea and vomiting (24) (click link below for references)

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