Ginger: Top 55 health benefits uses


13. Respiratory disorder

Study indicated that ginger extract reduce delayed gastric emptying and help reduce the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia in adult respiratory distress syndrome.

Ginger has potent antibacterial properties which help to prevent and treat various respiratory track infections.

14. Lower the cholesterol

Consuming ginger regularly helps to reduces the high cholesterol. Study has found that ginger has a significant lipid lowering effect compared to placebo.

15. Improve brain functions

Study has found that ginger is a potential cognitive enhancer for middle-age population. It helps to solve all cognitive decline or dysfunction related problems that occurs due to aging. In another study, ginger has cognitive enhancing effect and neuroprotective effect partly via the antioxidant activity, that helps to protect against focal cerebral ischemia. Cerebral ischemia is known to produce brain damage and related behavioral deficits including memory. Intake of ginger juice helps to protect brain from oxidative stress and reduces the risk of brain damage.

16. Effective remedy for heavy menstrual bleeding

Heavy menstrual bleeding is highly prevalent among young women. Study has found, ginger is an effective and safe supplement for heavy menstrual bleeding.

17. Lower abdomen pain relief

Ginger has found as effective as mefenamic acid and ibuprofen in relieving pain in women with primary dysmenorrrhea or cramping pain in the lower abdomen occurring just before or during menstruation, in the absence of other diseases such as endometriosis. In another study, treatment of primary dysmenorrhea in students with ginger for 5 days had a statistically significant effect on relieving intensity and duration of pain.

18. Vertigo relief

Ginger root can be one of the effective home remedy for reducing vertigo or dizziness.

19. Effective natural remedy for muscle soreness or muscle damage

Study has found that 4 g of ginger supplementation may be used to accelerate recovery of muscle strength and delayed onset muscle soreness following high-intensity resistance exercise.

20. Cure morning sickness

The ingestion of 1 g of ginger in syrup in a divided dose daily may be useful in some patients experiencing nausea and vomiting in the first trimester of pregnancy.

21. Useful in Urinary disorder

Ginger is safe and effective therapy for urination disorder, such as frequent urination during night time.

22. Anxiety relief

In a study, aroma of ginger oil helps to reduce distress levels in children before undergoing anesthesia.

23. Anti-cancer

Ginger act as an anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory that helps to fight and prevent cancer.

Ginger has many therapeutic properties relevant to cancer treatment and prevention. Hexahydrocurcumin extracted from ginger has a cytotoxic effect against human colorectal cancer cells.

In a recent study, ginger and its constituents plays a therapeutic role in prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal cancer.

6-gingerol a major pungent component of ginger is extensively beneficial against suppressing and killing various cancer cells like  lung  and colon cancer cells, pancreatic cancer, liver cancerbreast cancer, and  prostate cancer.

Study states that gingerol may help combat chemotherapy resistant pancreatic cancer cells.

24. Anti-viral

Fresh ginger has shown anti-viral activity that helps to protect against various virus infection.

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