Apart from using ginger as a spice to season your meat and fish, what are some of the uses of ginger you know?
Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional/alternative medicine. It has been used to help digestion, reduce nausea and help fight the flu and common cold. Ginger can be used fresh, dried, powdered, or as an oil. It is sometimes added to processed foods.
Raw ginger or ginger with sugar helps fight cough, cold and flu. Adding the sugar really reduces the hotness when chewing it and you also enjoy the sweetness of the sugar.
It is a very common ingredient in recipes in many homes worldwide. Most women use ginger when cooking. You can add ginger to other natural spices like onion and garlic to steam your meats and fish. The ginger gives the food a different kind of taste and flavor.
Most people take lime or lemon juice with warm water every morning to loose weight. Adding ginger juice and honey to it makes it three times faster and more healthier, Try it!
To the women out there who having menstrual pains , you should try ginger tea. Ginger powder or juice remarkably reduces menstrual pains. Take two small slices of ginger anytime you have cramps and see the results.
Ginger tea helps the muscles to relax, which reduces cramps associated with periods. Ginger water also help decrease some types of pain like migraine pain. It heals faster than taking painkillers. It also helps in healing fresh surgery wounds and heart problems.
Ginger can also be added to any other fruit to make your smoothies and juice. It gives the juice a hot and different taste.
Ginger is commonly noted for cooking but can be used for treatment of the hair. You can add ginger juice to moisturize your hair and i bet you will see a difference.You can use it to change your dyed hair back to normal with the help other hair products.
By-Abena Agyeiwaa Appiah
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