Typically, ginger is an ingredient found in Indian and Asian foods, and has been used for many centuries due to it’s remarkable capacity to remediate many health issues. It’s flavor is delicious as well, but the part of the ginger plant used for it’s health benefits is the root. The video that you are about to watch below, is an easy to follow tutorial, that discusses some of the medicinal properties of ginger, and how to prepare it in making fresh ginger tea.
Ginger is particularly well known in relieving issues involving STOMACH DISCOMFORT. One of the problems many people face, is the amount of time it takes food and fluids to move through their GI tract. If you have a problem with DIGESTION, because your stomach doesn’t empty quickly enough, ginger can RELIEVE INDIGESTION. In one study 24 healthy subjects were given 1.2 grams of ginger powder prior to eating; their STOMACH EMPTYING WAS ACCELERATED by 50%, which showed a significant impact on relieving the discomfort of indigestion.
Experiencing NAUSEA is one of the worst feelings, which GINGER TEA can alleviate. It works well with cancer patients who experience nausea from treatment. A review of twelve studies of 1,278 pregnant women who had morning sickness and were administered 1.1-1.5 grams of ginger, experienced a SIGNIFICANT REDUCTION OF NAUSEA.
Studies have shown that Ginger has a significant impact on the REDUCTION of MUSCLE PAIN. Research at the University of Georgia found that daily use of ginger yielded 25% less muscle pain, and was also effective in minimizing the day-to-day progression of muscle pain. MENSTRUAL CRAMP REDUCTION is another benefit of ingesting ginger.
A study of 247 people with OSTEOARTHRITIS of the KNEE found a significant decrease in pain when taking a daily supplement of ginger extract. Joint pain and stiffness is one of the most debilitating aspects of aging. The ANTI-INFLAMMATORY properties of ginger will allow people to take less pain medications, which have many negative side effects.
A REDUCED RISK OF HEART DISEASE by 10% was concluded from a study in which patients with TYPE 2 DIABETES were administered 2 grams of ginger powder daily. Over a 12 week period it was found that their blood sugars were lowered by 10%. As high blood sugar is a major cause of heart disease, it was concluded that ginger could lower the risk of heart disease by at least 10%. A LOWERING OF CHOLESTEROL LEVELS with 3 grams of ginger powder daily was found to be significant in a 45 day study. This offers further evidence of the significant impact of ginger in reducing the risk of heart disease.
There are ongoing studies of the substance 6-gingerol, found in ginger, as a possible alternative treatment for certain forms of CANCER. A significant finding in one study, of reduced pro-inflammatory signaling molecules in the colon, when patients received 2 grams of ginger extract daily.
Last, but not least, studies of the ANTI-INFLAMMATORY and bioactive properties of ginger, have suggested that this powerful root may have a significant impact on REDUCING AGE-RELATED BRAIN IMPAIRMENT. Studies have shown an improvement in reaction time and working memory from ingesting ginger. With further research, the importance of ginger in PROMOTING BRAIN HEALTH is promising.
The video below will instruct you on the easy way to make home-made ginger tea, to start promoting better health, in a lovely relaxing way.
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