4 surprising health benefits of ginger

Ginger is commonly used in Indian, Asian and Arabic cuisine. It can relieve various digestive problems, including loss of appetite, motion sickness, pain and nausea from postoperative upset and chemotherapy.

Research studies suggested that ginger may decrease the risk of obesity,diabetes and heart disease. It can also decrease the overall mortality, increase energy and lower weight.

Here is a list of health benefits of ginger:

(1) Inflammation: Ginger reduces pain and inflammation, making it valuable in managing arthritis, headaches, and menstrual cramps. Research also shows that the risk of colon cancer is likely to decrease with the regular consumption of ginger. Ginger may also be good for treating inflammation associated with osteoarthritis.

(2) Reduction of pain: Ginger has been found to reduce the symptoms of dysmenorrhea (severe pain during a menstrual cycle). Other studies show that ginger reduced muscle pain by 25%.

(3) Nausea: Ginger tea or raw ginger is a common remedy for nausea and vomiting experienced during pregnancy. It is also a good home remedy to relieve nausea that comes with cancer treatment.

(4) Digestive issues: Ginger is known to help with gastrointestinal irritation, stimulate saliva and bile production and suppress gastric contractions and movement of food and fluids through the gastrointestinal tract....