How to use Ginger in Various health problems

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Ginger is a root or rhizome native to India and China. It is a natural curative for many health problems. In many Ayurvedic medicines ginger used in the form of clusters of fresh root or dried ginger . Considering all the health benefits ginger is made as a part of food in our daily life.Ginger can be eaten in any form like pieces, paste, juice, tea, beer, candies, ale or powder.

Ginger has anti-oxidant, anti inflammatory, antiseptic,anti viral properties.It also reduces cholesterol, prevents blood clotting, promotes blood thinning.

How to use Ginger in various health problems?

1. Chewing ginger pieces mixed with rock salt before meals helps in increasing appetite and favours digestion.

2.People suffering from back ache and head ache can eat small ginger piece fried in spoonful of ghee every night before sleeping for 20 days.It relieves from the pain.

3.Grind ginger with equal amounts of jaggery and make this paste into small round balls.Take this thrice daily. It cures even severe cold ,cough and flu.

4.Mixture of one spoon ginger juice and one spoon honey acts as a wonderful medicine for allergy and itching related rashes.

5.Pouring 2 or 3 drops of warm ginger juice in ear, reduces ear pain.

6.Mix ginger juice,lemon juice and pinch of salt.Intake of 2 spoons of this liquid reduces motion and morning sickness .It also decreases nausea during pregnancy.

7.To get relief from migraine, mix ginger juice and pinch of saffron.Now pour 3 or 4 drops of this mixture in the nostril on side of pain (if you are getting Migraine pain on left side then put this in your left nostril). It shows immediate relief.

8. To get relief from acidity and flatulence, shallow fry ginger pieces and cumin seeds in ghee and eat in the morning on empty stomach.

9.Ginger mixed with honey act as throat lozenge, which helps in reducing sore throat.

10. It is also used to cut constipation problem.

11.Mixture of basil extract and ginger juice reduces stomach pain in children.

12.Dried ginger and dried dates helps in curing menstrual problems in women.

13.Butter milk mixed with ginger pieces,lemon,curry leaves and pinch of salt works excellent for heart burns, sunstroke and diarrhea. It also relieves from stress.

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RNMSN 5 years ago from Tucson, Az

this is wonderful!! I had no idea all these could be done with ginger! great article!

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swathi180 5 years ago Author

Ya its true RNMSN.I learned it from my mom and grandma to search in the kitchen for immediate curative medicines.Most of the Indians believe in Ayurveda,which gives wonderful results.

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Binaya.Ghimire 5 years ago

I grow ginger in my garden and use as spice and medicine. Thanks for this very useful information laden hub.

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swathi180 5 years ago Author

Thanks for stopping by and appreciation Binaya.

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ShyeAnne 5 years ago from Deep Bay, British Columbia, Canada

Great info. Thank you

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rajan jolly 5 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

useful info swathi.


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swathi180 5 years ago Author

Thank you Mr Rajan.

ArticleWinner 5 years ago

Thank Swathi80, Very useful article, Though I have been using ginger as an appetizer but i never new some of its wonderful curative results it carries.


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purewater26 5 years ago

Good article..reminds to drink ginger. I had stomach ulcer and have backache and headache. Thanks

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swathi180 5 years ago Author

ArticleWinner and Purewater definitely try.It works but slowly,no immediate results like allopathic medicines and also no side effects.

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mydubaistay 5 years ago from Dubai

Amazing vegetable and equally amazing hub.

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swathi180 5 years ago Author

thank you mydubaistay

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Injured lamb 5 years ago

I hate and dare not to eat ginger when I was a young girl, but I "forced" myself and learned to eat ginger when I grown up as I know it benefits us much, though, I never aware of such benefits that you have listed...thanks for your generous sharing swathi180, voted this up!

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swathi180 5 years ago Author

Yep same with me but now i prefer to eat

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starstream 5 years ago from Northern California

I took ginger capsules for digestion and it really helped. Thanks for the great article.

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swathi180 5 years ago Author

Starstream thanks for reading my article.Make ginger as part of your diet regularly so that you can avoid digestion problems.

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jeyaramd 5 years ago from Mississauga, Ontario

Ginger definitely has many health benefits. Personally, I enjoy ginger tea in the morning. I boil the water with ginger in small pieces in the pot with tea. Its great with hot milk as well. Ginger is a staple in our home. Thanks for sharing this wonderful hub.

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rasta1 4 years ago from Jamaica

Ginger is used every day in a lot ways on the islands. It is one of the important spices of life.

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Insightful Tiger 3 years ago

another awesomely useful hub! Good job! Sharing and voting up!

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