Home Remedies and Health Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is a natural herb that has many health benefits. 

Studies prove that ginger is highly effective for treating and healing health problems. 

Ginger has anti-fungal, antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, and anti-spasmodic properties.  

1. Nausea
Ginger contains vitamin B6, which is very helpful to reduce nausea. Drink some ginger root tea to feel fast relief. 

2. Cough Suppressants
Ginger has anti-tussive properties which are a natural cough suppressant that eliminates mucus from the lungs reducing coughing. 

3. Vitamin Packed
Ginger has Vitamins A, C, E and B-Complex, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Silicon, Sodium, Iron, Zinc, Calcium and Beta-carotene. 

4. Cold and Flu
Ginger is packed full with vitamins that help to fight a cold and flu. Drink a ginger root to several times a day to fight a cold. 

5. Relieves Mild Fevers
Drinking ginger root tea or any other herbal tea helps to stimulate the body to promote sweating and helps to keep you hydrated. 

6. Congestion
Boil one teaspoon of ginger powder or 1 teaspoon of grated fresh ginger in two cups of water and inhale steam to alleviate congestion and other cold symptoms. 

7. Detoxify
Ginger is a great detoxifying herb that also helps to increase weight loss! 

8. Morning Sickness
Ginger works like Vitamin B6 in treating morning sickness. It's also very effective for pregnancy-induced nausea. Chew on some fresh ginger root with a drop of honey for fast relief. 

9. Arthritis
Ginger is an anti-inflammatory that helps to relief gout, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis. Studies show ginger extract has significant effects in reducing symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knees. Make a paste of warm ginger and turmeric then apply onto affected areas several times a day to ease the pain. Add ginger into your diet to heal from the inside out! 

10. Muscle and Joint Pain
Add a few drops of ginger oil into a warm bath and soak for 30 minutes or longer to reduce pain. 

11. Cancer
Studies show that ginger can help ovarian cancer, colon cancer, lung, breast, skin, prostate and pancreatic cancers. Consider adding ginger into your diet regularly for health benefits. 

12. Reduce Menstrual Cramps
Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties that make it a very powerful natural painkiller. Drink ginger tea or take ginger capsules for relief. 

13. Migraine Pain
Studies show that ginger may be helpful for relieving migraine pain due to its ability to stop prostaglandins from causing pain and inflammation in blood vessels. 

14. Heart Disease
Ginger helps to lower cholesterol levels, regulate blood pressure and helps to prevent blood clots which all helps to reduce heart disease. 

15. Diabetes
Ginger can help to lower blood sugar levels which increases the effects of insulin. It's recommended to drink one glass of warm milk mixed with one teaspoon of ginger juice in the morning.

16. Prevent Liver Damage
Ginger is an effective prevention treatment for liver damage. Drink ginger tea or add some grated fresh ginger into your diet for benefits. 

17. Motion Sickness
Drink a cup of ginger tea 15 minutes to an hour before traveling to combat motion sickness. 

18. Metabolism
Ginger has a spicy component that can rev-up your metabolism improving weight loss. Ginger helps the body to efficiently breakdown fats and proteins converting foods into energy. 

19. Circulation
Ginger is a mild stimulate that promotes circulation which is very beneficial for good health. 

20. Respiratory Problems
Ginger has antihistamine properties that help to treat allergies by inhibiting constriction of airways helping to stimulate the secretion of mucus. 

21. Asthma
Drinking a mixture of fresh grated ginger root, fenugreek, and honey is extremely helpful for asthma sufferers by helping to inhibit constriction of airways. 

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