October 17, 2018
Benefits of Ginger for Inflammation
Ginger has been used for thousands of years as a medicine for different ailments through time. The one of many health benefits of ginger that I’m going to talk about is gingers awesome ability to decrease inflammation in the human body. Chronic Inflammation is a constant struggle that many people suffer with in life, in many different places in the body. Ginger has the ability to decrease inflammation with the compounds that it has within. Gingerol is the main bio active compound in the ginger root. It is filled with strong antioxidant and anti – inflammation properties.
Ginger can help with osteoarthritis, muscle fatigue and can work to decrease inflammation in the brain which can have a negative effect on the brain when it is being bombarded with chronic inflammation. Ginger can help decrease oxidation stress and inflammation which are a cause of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The antioxidants in ginger can help with battling and fighting against radicals and brain damaging oxidants.
Ginger is a good substitute for pharmaceutical drugs with less side effects and more health benefits.
Some of the benefits of ginger for inflammation
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Inflammation caused by free radicals that causes oxidative stress on the body
- Helps with hepatitis
- Help with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
- Dysmenorrhea (pain from menstrual cycle)
- Help Relief and swelling
- Helps with gastrointestinal irritation
I have had many great benefits in my journey to health and balance with ginger being a part of my diet. I hope you all can benefit from this awesome nutrient and continue to advance in knowledge and understanding of nutrition and how our incredible body’s works!!!