Ginger has been used for thousands of years to treat colds, nausea, arthritis, migraines, and hypertension. During the 13th and 14th century, you could buy a sheep by paying with one pound of ginger.
Especially Important For
People looking to support their digestive system.*
Menstrual pain buster*
Joint pain reducer*
Brain function booster*
Why it's important for immunity
There are many reasons why Ginger is one of the most commonly consumed herbal extracts. Within Ginger, is Gingerol, a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound with strong immune building properties.
Ginger is also antibacterial and studies have shown that it offers benefits against some drug-resistant bacteria.
Lastly, Ginger can stimulate the immune system to kill viruses. With everything that it has to offer, it's definitely worth incorporating Ginger into your regular diet.
Evidence-based claims, or bust
HERBAL MEDICINE: BIOMOLECULAR AND CLINICAL ASPECTS
The Amazing and Mighty Ginger.
INDIAN JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY
Influence of dietary ginger (Zingiber Officinales Rosc.) on antioxidant defense system in rat: Comparison with ascorbic acid.
JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY
Ginger lowers blood pressure through blockade of voltage-dependent calcium channels.
JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL FOOD
Ginger-an herbal medicinal product with broad anti-inflammatory actions.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Ginger (Zingiber Officinale Roscoe): A hot remedy for cardiovascular disease?