Ginger is a flowering plant species from the family of gingerbreads, which can be used as a spice for root roots or as an alternative medicine. Growing in tropical or semi-tropical climates such as China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Japan, this plant can also be used for horticulture due to its aesthetic appearance in milder climates.
14. There is a very rich use of ginger food, ranging from Indian cuisine to western countries through spice trade in the 20th century, as well as from spring to summer, to teapot bread. There are many benefits of this plant, which can be used as fresh, dried and powder in both food and cosmetic products.
Benefits of ginger
- Ginger is antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Ginger comes from natural oils in its unique fragrance and flavor, and one of these oils is ginger. Gingerol is a compound that is very useful for health.
- It's good for nausea. Ginger used for a long time against seasickness can now be used to relieve nausea and vomiting after surgery. It has also been observed that during the pregnancy, it also reduced morning nausea; but if you are pregnant your doctor will benefit from your consultant.
- It's good for muscle aches. Studies conducted on people exercising regularly showed that consumption of two grams of ginger per day for 11 days reduced muscle aches.
- Reduce the pain of those who have arthritis problems. In a study of 247 people suffering from knee lining, it was observed that those who used ginger extract had less pain and less need for pain relievers.
- It lowers blood sugar. In 2015, a study of 41 participants with Type 2 diabetes showed that 2 grams of powdered ginger per day reduced fasting blood sugar by 12%.
- Heart disease improves risk factors.
- It is good for chronic indigestion. Indigestion is a condition involving findings such as repetitive bloating, fullness, early saturation, nausea, which are felt in the upper abdominal region. It is thought that the delay in the discharge of Miden is one of the greatest causes of indigestion. Ginger accelerates the evacuation of the midge. It was seen that consumption of 1.2 gm of powdered ginger accelerated the evacuation of garlic by 50% before the meal.
- Reduce powder ginger, menstrual pain. During the first three days of the menstrual period, a significant reduction in the number of menstrual coughs was observed in women using 1 gram of powdered ginger.
- It lowers the cholesterol level. Ginger consumption of up to 3 grams a day has significant effects on reducing bad cholesterol levels.
- Can help prevent cancer. In a study conducted on 30 people with signs of inflammation in intestinal molecules, consumption of 2 grams of ginger extract per day was found to be beneficial
- Alzheimer's good. In the brain, slowing down due to aging is reduced.
- Fight against infections. The active ingredients in fresh ginger reduce the risk of infection. It prevents the growth of a variety of bacterial species. It is very effective against gingivitis. It can also be effective against RSV, a common cause of respiratory infections.
Damages of ginger
- Although ginger is a plant with innumerable usefulness as we have seen above, careless and insignificant use can be harmful.
- May cause allergic reactions, may cause hives.
- It can lead to heartburn, especially when taken in powder.
- Ginger swallowed without chewing causes intestinal obstruction.
- Ulcer patients, inflammatory bowel disease and intestinal obstruction patients may react negatively to excess fresh ginger consumption.
- It may also have an adverse effect on individuals with gallstones.
- Excessive use may lead to arrhythmias
How is ginger consumed?
Consumption patterns of this plant are so rich that we can see many positive effects that are consumed at reasonable quantities and consciously. Here are descriptions of how ginger can be consumed:
Hot chocolate with ginger
- 2 glasses of milk
- 1 cup of water
- Optionally a quantity of sweetener (honey, agave syrup etc.)
- 1/4 or 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
- ¼ water glass of powdered cocoa
- A pinch of salt in the sea
- 1 tablespoon of vanilla essence
- Optional depends on: 2-3 gingerbread candies
Heat a medium sized tencered milk and water. When you start to boil, dig down. Add cocoa, sea salt and ginger and mix well. After 4-5 minutes, remove from the fire and add the vanilla extract. Mix one more time. Put your gingerbreads in the glass that you will serve. Put the mixture on it. Finally you can decorate it with kremshanti.