Ginger Health Benefits
Nausea: Whether you’re dealing with a stomach flu, motion sickness, chemotherapy-related nausea, or morning sickness, ginger is a powerful anti-nausea treatment to get you feeling right again.
Migraine/Headache: Next time you have a headache, instead of turning to a risky painkiller (even aspirin is not without its risks), try some ginger tea instead. Ginger is a proven remedy for even the worst headaches, and many blogs and websites dedicated to migraine relief recommend it as your first line of defense.
Muscle Pain/Soreness: Ginger has been shown to reduce the severity of exercise-induced muscle soreness, as well as shortening its duration. While it won’t work immediately like a pain killer, making ginger tea part of your long-term routine can help reduce your soreness overall.
Heart Disease Risk: While this is a relatively new discovery and more research is still being done, ginger as part of your daily diet has shown tremendous promise in reducing bad cholesterol, lowering high blood pressure, and reducing several other risk factors related to heart disease.
Menstrual Pain: Studies have shown ginger to be as effective as ibuprofen in reducing menstrual pain, if taken early on in the menstrual cycle.
Indigestion: If you suffer from chronic indigestion, ginger may be a natural solution for you. Studies have shown that consuming ginger with or before a meal can dramatically reduce the time it takes for the stomach to empty itself, decreasing your indigestion symptoms.
Brain Health: Multiple studies have indicated that ginger as a part of your daily diet can protect against age-related decline in brain function, and appears to be effective in reducing oxidative stress on your brain (believed to be one of the primary causes of Alzheimer’s).