9 Health Benefits of Ginger Root

  Ginger Health Benefits

9 Health Benefits of Ginger Root

1. Alleviates Stomach Cramps

Gingerols and shogaols are naturally occurring chemicals in ginger, these chemicals help soothe and relax muscle cramps.  Ginger is most easily taken as a tea. 

2. Anti-Inflammatory Properties

Ginger has very high anti inflammatory properties. Nutritional Researcher Monica Reinagel created an Inflammation Factor Rating System (IF) which ginger scored at the top with a rating of 387.  In comparison raw kale scored 213. Ginger is one of the strongest anti-inflammatory substances on earth. 

3. Great for your Joints

Ginger’s anti inflammatory properties make it excellent at relieving joint pain.  Draw a bath and add ginger essential oil to soothe joint pain. 

4. Improves Circulation

Ginger contains zinc, magnesium and chromium, these all help increase blood circulation. 

5. Increased Absorption

Ginger stimulates gastric enzyme secretions, as a result it increases the absorption of nutrients in the body. 

6. Prevent Colon Cancer

Ginger has shown, in a study, to slow the growth of colon cancer cells. 

7. Reduced Flatulence

Ginger helps alleviate gas. 

8. Reduces Morning Sickness

Ginger has been proven to fight morning sickness and stomach flu with a success rate of 75%. 

9. Relieve Throat and Nose Congestion

Ginger helps flush out toxins and boosts circulation. It’s anti inflammatory properties help kill bacteria.

Ginger Health Benefits

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