Ginger is among the most delicious and healthiest spices known to human being. It is loaded with bioactive compounds and nutrients that have powerful benefits for human`s body and soul. Main bioactive compound in ginger is Gingerol, which is responsible for much of its medicinal properties. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.
Ginger can help prevent various types of nausea. This applies to sea sickness, chemotherapy-related nausea, nausea after surgery and morning sickness.
Ginger appears to be effective at reducing the day-to-day progression of muscle pain, and may reduce exercise-induced muscle soreness.
Some studies showing, that thanks its anti-inflammatory properties, ginger is effective at reducing symptoms of osteoarthritis, which is a very common health problem.
Ginger has been shown to lower blood sugar level.
Ginger can help treat chronic indigestion by speeding up emptying of the stomach in people with this condition.
Ginger in traditional oriental medicine is commonly and effectively used for pain relief.
Studies also showed that ginger can lead to significant reductions in LDL cholesterol and blood triglycerides level.
Thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects ginger seems to effectively fight oxidative stress and chronic inflammation stopping accelerate the ageing process and age-related damage to the brain. It may improve reaction time and working memory brain function specially in elderly women.