Since the days of the Silk Road, the spicy product of ginger is known worldwide. Its use is extremely diverse: ginger is also added to Christmas gingerbread and cookies, it is used as a seasoning, and also as a strong immunomodulating agent – to strengthen the immune system. By drinking tea with ginger, you not only have a pleasant time enjoying the original sweet-spicy taste of the drink, but also improve your physical condition. Since ancient times, ginger has been one of the leading components of traditional
Chinese medicine for this very reason.
So, what is this ancient medicinal plant useful for?
Ginger is a pungent, spicy herb native to Asia. Traditionally, it is cultivated in places with tropical climates: Asia, South and Central America and even Africa. In cooking and medicine, its rhizome is used, which contains healing oils and the active components of shogaola and gingerols . It is thanks to this composition that ginger tea will help you improve your health and strengthen your immunity, writes Replyua.net
Among the beneficial properties of this spice, the following can be distinguished:
Anti-inflammatory effect The
spicy root has a pronounced analgesic effect. According to scientific studies conducted among people with osteoarthritis , regular consumption of ginger has shown a stable reduction in inflammation and discomfort in the joints.
Reduces the Risks of Stroke
Among other benefits, ginger is able to thin the blood, preventing the formation of blood clots in blood vessels. All this is possible thanks to the component salicylate, which is a natural analogue of acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin).
Lowers blood sugar
Regular consumption of ginger is recommended by doctors for those diagnosed with diabetes or pre-diabetes . Controlling blood sugar is also worthwhile for those struggling with overweight, and helps to reduce glucose resistance and protect against the risks of cardiovascular disease due to high blood sugar.
Effectively fights infectious lesions
Of course, this healing effect has brought ginger the greatest popularity! Ginger root does an excellent job with bacterial lesions, thanks to the active ingredient gingerol , which dramatically reduces the growth of bacterial flora and helps the body return to normal faster. It will protect you from cancer: doctors have named a unique product.