In this new blog post we look at Ginger Root. Ginger Root has been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years and is known to be greatly beneficial for upset stomachs and nausea. It is considered a nutritional powerhouse and one of the 21 super fruits – foods – herbs in the Freelife Jule of the Orient Jiaogulan tonic.
Ginger is a root plant related to turmeric. The plant is native to Southeast Asia, however, today Jamaica is one of the leading cultivators of the popular plant.
What makes Ginger Root so unique is it has been used around the world for thousands of years for both medicinal purposes and as an aromatic spice. Ginger also acts as a useful food preservative.
Here are some of the useful benefits of Ginger:
It has been used as an aid for motion sickness.
Ginger maintaining cholesterol and blood lipids already in the normal range.
Helps maintain and support healthy joints.
It is a very potent antioxidant against free-radical activity, which assists with the body’s normal response to inflammation.
Other benefits of Ginger Root include use as a natural antihistamine.
It is frequently employed to disguise the taste of medicines.
The two most active ingredients in ginger root are shogaols and gingerols.
Ginger is composed of various nutrients and phytochemicals. The nutrients ginger contains are: Amino acids, calcium, essential fatty acids, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, vitamin A, vitamin B-1, vitamin B-2, vitamin B-3, vitamin B-6, vitamin C, and zinc.
The Phytochemicals it contains are: Alpha-pinene, beta-carotene, beta-ionone, beta-sitosterol, caffeic acid, camphor, capsaicin, caryophllene, chlorogenic acid, citral, curcumin, farnesol, ferulic acid, geraniol, gingerols, lecithin, 1,8-cineole, and zingerone.
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