10 Ginger Benefits:
- Ovarian Cancer Treatment:
Ginger may be powerful weapon in the treatment of ovarian cancer. A study conducted at the university of Michigan comprehensive cancer center found that ginger powder induces cell death in all ovarian cancer cells to which it was applied.
- Colon Cancer Prevention:
A study at the university of Minnesota found that ginger may slow the growth of colorectal cancer cells.
- Morning Sickness:
A review of several studies has concluded that ginger is just as effective as vitamin B6 in the treatment of morning sickness.
- Migraine Relief:
Many people also find ginger may provide relief due to its ability to stop prostaglandins from causing pain and inflammation in blood vessels.
- Cold Flu Prevention and Treatment:
Many people also find ginger to be helpful in the case of stomach flus or food poisoning, which is not surprising given the positive effects ginger has upon the digestive tract.
- Prevention of Diabetic Nephropathy:
A study done on diabetic rats found that those rats given ginger had reduced incidence of diabetic nephropathy (Kidney damage)
- Motion Sickness Remedy
Ginger has been shown to be an effective remedy for the nausea associated with motion sickness.
- Reduces Pain and Inflammation:
One study showed that ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and is a powerful natural painkiller.
- Heartburn Relief:
Ginger has long been used as a natural heartburn remedy. It is most often taken in the form of tea for this purpose.
- Menstrual Cramp Relief:
In Chinese medicine, ginger tea with brown sugar is used in the treatment of menstrual cramps