Ginger is a flowering plant that originated in Southeast Asia. It’s among the healthiest (and most delicious) spices on the planet.
Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional and alternative medicine. It’s been used to aid digestion, reduce nausea, and help fight the flu and common cold. Ginger can be used fresh, dried, powdered, or as an oil or juice. It’s a very common ingredient in recipes. It’s sometimes added to processed foods and cosmetics.
The Benefits of Ginger
Can treat many forms of nausea, especially morning sickness
May drastically lower blood sugars and improve heart disease risk factors
May help with weight loss
Can help with osteoarthritis
The foods you eat can have a strong influence on LDL levels.
May improve brain function and protect against Alzheimer’s disease