#Ginger (Zingiber officinale roscoe) is a herbaceous plant of the Far East and is one of the most important for the Asian and African traditional medicine.
It contains water, carbohydrates, proteins, amino acids, minerals including manganese, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc, B vitamins, vitamin E.
It contains essential oil, gingerina, zingerone, resins and mucilage, giving the rhizome its medicinal properties.
Ginger is a great adjunct to weight loss, it is rich in antioxidants and has strong anti-inflammatory properties.
Lately it is increasingly the focus of attention due to its many healing properties, such as:
soothe sore throats
reduce arthritic pain
soothe period pains
stretch your muscles
Among the many beneficial properties, the most popular is the slimming and purifying.
It can also easily be used in cooking to flavor biscuits (famous gingerbread or imperial gingerbread used in the holiday season), rice, fish, vegetables, soups.
It can also be added in beverages such as tea and herbal teas, but also in milk and centrifuges as well as in the preparation of delicious and refreshing cocktails.
Prepare an infusion with the ginger is very simple: just boil a pot of water and add fresh ginger or chopped dried, lemon and honey. And ‘an excellent remedy for upper respiratory tract.
Careful in cases of known allergy and the dose should be limited to what is written on the packaging, because an excess can cause gastritis and ulcers.