Ginger Powder 80g
Earthy with a kick, ginger has been used for millennia to spice food and treat ailments.
Ginger is native to Asia and is the flowering plant of the Zingiberaceae family. Its root, or stem, adds flavor to many types of cuisine, but is also an ancient herbal remedy for a host of ailments. Drinking ginger tea may help with everything from motion sickness to cancer prevention.
Here are just some of the known and suspected benefits of ginger tea.
Folk medicine suggests that ginger tea can help calm motion sickness symptoms like dizziness, vomiting, and cold sweats.
Some experts believe the active components in ginger — volatile oils and phenol compounds called gingerols — can help relieve nausea caused by pregnancy, chemotherapy, or surgery.
- lower blood pressure
- prevent heart attacks
- prevent blood clots
- relieve heartburn
- lower cholesterol
- improve blood circulation
Ginger may help improve blood sugar control, reduce A1C, insulin, and triglycerides among people with type 2 diabetes.
Ginger has been used to treat inflammation for centuries and this practice now has a body of scientific evidence behind it. It’s been shown in several studies to help relieve pain from osteoarthritis of the knee in particular.
Ginger tea may also help alleviate headaches, menstrual cramps, sore muscles, and other types of pain.
It’s believed that the antioxidants in ginger can help strengthen your immunity and reduce stress. Inhaling the steam from ginger tea may also help relieve nasal congestion and other respiratory issues from the common cold or environmental allergies.
Research has even shown that ginger may help prevent cancer. In laboratory research ginger has been shown to fight several different types of cancer cells, including