Another interesting therapeutic way to save money, costs, and Hospital bills is through Ginger usage. Ginger is a herb that is used as a spice and also as a medicine. it can be used fresh, dried and powdered, or as a juice or oil. Researchers believe the chemicals in Ginger work primarily in the stomach and intestines, brain and nervous system to control nausea, inflammation etc.
Ginger is commonly used to treat various types of:
– “stomach” problems including morning sickness, stomach upset, gas, diarrhea, nausea caused by cancer treatment, nausea and vomiting after surgery or during pregnancy, as well as loss of appetite.
– Other uses include pain relief from Arthritis or muscle soreness, menstrual pain, cough, respiratory tract infections and bronchitis.
– Can be used as Immune Booster
– Protection against colorectal Cancer, Permanent treatment in Ovarian Cancer cells
– Ginger powder is as effective in treating common migraine
– Ginger is also sometimes used for Chest pain, low back pain, and stomach pain.
– Some people pour the fresh juice on their skin to treat burns.
– The oil made from ginger is sometimes applied to the skin to relieve pain.
– Ginger can be used as a flavouring agent in foods and beverages
– In soaps/cosmetics manufacturing companies, Ginger is used as for fragrance
– Chemicals in ginger is also used as an ingredient in laxative, anti-gas, and antacid medications.
The use of herbs can interact with other herbs or medications. Therefore it’s important to talk to your doctor before taking ginger.
You should not take ginger if you suffer from a bleeding disorder or take blood-thinning medications (such as warfarin or aspirin).