Importance of Ginger and its medicinal values – Home remedies

October 23rd, 2009 by Dr. Subba Rao | Posted under Home Remedies.

gingerGinger is used as medicine in India , China and Arabic countries. Ginger is tangled and thick underground stem and plant may may grow upto twelve inches above the sand.Ginger is used to make volatile oil, it is used in dry form also. Ginger is commonly used as a home remedy for stomach upset.Several health specialists suggest ginger as a remedy for motion sickness. Pregnancy related nausea and vomiting are effectively treated with ginger.Ginger intake for adults should not be more than 4 grams daily.Applying ginger oil on effected area is proven to be effective for arthritis pain.Cold , cough , sore throat , headache can be treated by inhaling steaming water after putting freshly shredded ginger.Ginger mixed with butter milk is excellent for digestion.African ginger, Black ginger, Jamaican ginger are different forms of ginger commonly available.

Caution

Gallstones patients should consult with doctor before using ginger.
Excessive doses of ginger should be avoided.
if you have bleeding disorder avoid ginger from your diet.
Ginger may alter the effects of some prescription and nonprescription medications.

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