I met Leo Zang the other day at his cozy little apartment. He showed me alternative Asian medicines plants that he grows in his room. He also describes that he regularly uses these alternatives as dietary supplements and herbal remedies.
In general, It’s risky to consume alternative supplements on the assumption that these substances will have a beneficial effect. In general, I do not fancy recommending anything without advice from a physician. However, out of the many supplementary dietary condiments, Ginger is bioactive health benefits.
History of Ginger
- Ginger is a member of a plant family that includes cardamom and turmeric.
- Spicy aroma is due to ketones, gingerols per health-related scientific research.
- Ginger’s name comes from the Middle English gingivere
- Ginger is called Zingiber officinale Roscoe, Zingiberaceae.
- Ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius revealed the healing powers of Ginger.
- Origin of Ginger is from South Asia, export to East Africa and the Caribbean.
- The word “ginger” most likely has its origin in Sanskrit and means “antler-like shape”.
- Ginger exported from India to the Roman Empire over 2000.
Here are five proven benefits of Ginger Tea.
1. Protective Effort for common diseases from Cold to Cancer
Protective benefits of Ginger have been known for many centuries and have been using for the treatment of hundreds of ailments from colds to cancer. Benefits of these medicinal herbs often handed down from word of mouth from generations and there wasn’t much scientific research.
According to an NCBI scientific research effectiveness of ginger for multiple ranges of diseases uncovered. The report provides details of an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory agent, antinausea compound, and anticancer agent that contribute to the protective effect of ginger.
2. Improve Blood Pressure and Benefits to Heart
In a study of “Evaluation of daily ginger consumption for the prevention of chronic diseases in adults: A cross-sectional study”. Which assesses common people’s daily ginger consumption and relationship to critical chronic diseases among adults. This research further provides analysis details of different levels of ginger consumption that affect the prevention of chronic diseases.
Major Benefits of Ginger include
- lower blood pressure
- Lower risk of heart attacks
- Reduce the risk of blood clots
- lower cholesterol
- improve blood circulation
3. Blood Sugar and Wight Management
There are known benefits to blood sugar and weight management from Ginger. According to research “Ginger consumption enhances the thermic effect of food and promotes feelings of satiety without affecting metabolic and hormonal parameters in overweight men: A pilot study“this study describes that ginger consumption increase the anti-inflammatory, anti-hypertensive, glucose-sensitizing, and stimulatory effects on the gastrointestinal tract. Also revealed that ginger can assist obesity and co-related complications.
In a research study in 2012 by Columbia University consist of 10 men shown an increased feeling of fullness and deduction in the hunger.
4. Assist the Pain Relief
There are positive benefits for pain relief from consuming Ginger regularly. Specifically, ginger was shown to relieve pain from osteoarthritis and joint-keen pains. Also, ginger tea assists the reduce headaches, sore muscles, and multiple other types of pain.
Here is an easy-to-follow Ginger recipe
- 4 to 6 thin slices of peeled or raw ginger
- 2 cups of water
- Adequate lime or lemon
- Bee Honey or sugar to taste (optional)
- Peel the thin ginger slice(s)
- Fill the 2 cups of water.
- Put the ginger slices in the water
- Let it boil gently for 10 to 20 minutes
- Add lime or lemon juice and honey
Ginger tea is an easy way to improve your health, reduce your obesity and natural way to promote your good health by enjoying a sip of this amazing drink.