Ginger for your Health

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The traditional medicine uses ginger  for reducing gas in the intestine and soothing and relaxing the intestines which has long been considered one of the most effective substances out there. Ginger root is native to Asia so that you will generally find ginger included in Asian cuisine. After a while, Ginger became popular in Europe before thousands of years during the age of Romans imported it. In the past time, ginger was very expensive, but currently it is very cheap. The healing power of ginger  has been proven in many studies, and it is used regularly for gastrointestinal relief for patients with IBS, diverticulitis, and other digestive ailments. It is also used for treating  motion sickness or nausea during pregnancy.

Diverticulitis is a painful bowel disease that is  frequently caused by a low fiber diet, occurs  when diverticula(a small pouches in the large intestine) become  infected or inflamed,that finally results an abdominal pain.At the age of advanced region, these pouches frequently attacked by harmful micro organisms.A recent study shows that In North America about 50 percent of the people over the age of 60 have diverticula. Even though dietary changes are the not the only way for diverticulitis, they may minimize the pain and discomfort, according to the website Mayo Clinic. Therefore,certain natural treatments exist to deal with this condition Among these treatments,Ginger is the main one.Ginger in oil form  can  help dilate the blood vessels found under the skin, allowing the castor oil to penetrate and dive in more deeply.It then kills all micro bacteria that attacks the large intestine pouch thereby reducing the risk of Diverticulitis.People who eat foods rich in ginger have  50% less probability of being attacked by Diverticulitis than the non-users.

  Gastrointestinal benefits are not the only option of ginger use but it can also have more benefits if  take ginger regularly  in your diet. Ginger’s soothing effect on the intestine area  is due in part to the anti-inflammatory gingerols. At the same time, these compounds can aid in minimizing the pain in patients with arthritis, and can improve mobility. Ginger has also been proved in recent researches to impede ovarian and colorectal growth of cancer cells.It can also empower the immune system and help to protect the body from infection by common bacteria like  E. coli and staph. 

There are various ways that you can take ginger. Among the alternatives, you can eat it fresh, by the slice, or you can use it by mixing it  into your reciepe.  You can also brew a ginger tea, or  can purchase ginger extract in  a powder or tablet format.If you go to purchase fresh ginger, you’ll find it as a root in the produce found locally. Check that the root feels firm to the touch and should not show any mold growth. 

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I am Hailemichael yihun,25, from Ethiopia.I have studied primary and secondary education in Ethiopian schools.Then I have joined local university in Ethiopia studying Civil engineering and now I am a graduated civil Engineer.I am a prolific writer,student and blogger.

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