Know the benefits of this commonly available item Ginger?

Ginger is a very common ingredient in almost every food in Pakistan.

But what effect does it have on the body, have you ever thought about it?

It may be hard to believe but ginger can have the following effects on our body .

Fight germs

The specific chemical compounds in fresh ginger help the body fight germs, especially those that are very effective in stopping the growth of bacteria such as E. coli and shigella, while possibly also helping to control viruses.

Keep your mouth healthy

The germicidal power of ginger can also help to brighten the smile. The active compounds in it, gingerols, prevent the growth of bacteria in the mouth. These bacteria also increase the risk of serious gum infections.

Get rid of nausea and gas

Ginger can help reduce nausea, especially during pregnancy, its use can also get rid of the problem of excess gas in the intestines.

In fact, the use of ginger tea can be helpful in preventing or relieving gas and flatulence.

Reducing muscle swelling

Ginger does not immediately cure musculoskeletal problems, but it does reduce swelling over time. Some research reports suggest that people who suffer from musculoskeletal disorders as a result of exercise may use ginger the next day. Less pain.

Reduce the severity of arthritis

Ginger is anti-inflammatory, meaning it can reduce inflammation, which is why it can be helpful in treating symptoms of arthritis. Pain and swelling can be reduced by eating ginger or using ginger compress.

Prevent cancer from growing

According to some research reports, the bioactive molecules in ginger may help slow down the spread of certain types of cancer, such as liver, skin, breast and bladder cancers, but more research is needed.

Decreases blood sugar levels

A recent study suggests that ginger may help the body improve insulin, which may lower blood sugar levels. But more research is needed.

Lower cholesterol levels

Daily consumption of ginger can provide potential help in fighting harmful LDL cholesterol. According to a study, consumption of 5 grams of ginger daily for 3 months can reduce the level of LDL cholesterol by an average of 30 points.

Protection against diseases caused by aging

Ginger contains a variety of antioxidants, compounds that help prevent stress and damage to body DNA, as well as help the body fight various diseases such as hypertension, heart disease and lung disease. Can be found

Eliminate indigestion

Ginger can provide some relief if you experience frequent indigestion. Using ginger before meals can help the body’s system to empty more quickly, meaning that food stays in the stomach for a shorter period of time and increases the risk of disease. Is less



3rd Professional Medical Student. Karachi Medical and Dental College.

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