People use ginger as remedy for over 5 centuries. It is a plant with amazing health benefits. Ginger contains calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, sodium, vitamin C, thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. Among the healthiest nutrients are the essential oils and the active ingredient known as gingrerol that are found in the root. It is believed that all the health benefits of ginger can be attributed to gingerol.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF GINGER
Ginger is used both as food and as remedy. When used as food it can be added to the dishes, salads, soups, teas. It gives characteristic aroma and taste of the dishes. As remedy ginger can act in so many ways. It can work as analgesic and soothe the pain, it also has sedative effect and can lower the level of anxiety. Ginger is also effective diuretic; it improves urination and regulates level of water in the organism.
Ginger can destroy pathogens and works anti-inflammatory and reduce pain and inflammations. Ginger is powerful remedy against all the disorders of the digestive organs; it can also help with nausea and morning sickness. Ginger has a property to dilute the blood and improve circulation as well as clean the blood vessels and clogged arteries. It can help weight loss, inflammations caused by arthritis, boost immunity and act against cancer.
OLD GINGER REMEDY-RECIPE
There are so many ways to prepare and use ginger. If you prepare ginger this old way it can help you lower blood sugar levels and cholesterol, lower the risk of heart diseases, and prevent from cancer.
To prepare this old remedy you will need:
Ginger root, spoonful of sea salt, spoon of turmeric, lemon juice.
How to prepare the remedy
Soak the ginger in water for 15 minutes because it will be easier to remove the skin with a spoon. Chop the ginger on tiny pieces. Squeeze the lemon juice. You need juice to completely cover the ginger. Add the salt and turmeric in the lemon juice and wait for them to dissolve and then pour the liquid over the ginger. Seal the container and let the mixture ferment for about two weeks.
After two weeks the remedy is ready for use. Take a teaspoon of the remedy twice a day. You will soon feel the benefits of the remedy.