Ginger is known for having many health benefits due to its anti-inflammatory properties and many other benefits. Ginger comes from a flowering plant from South Asia. It belongs to the Zingiberaceae family and is closely related to turmeric, cardamom, and galangal, and well all know how powerful these are in influencing our health. Today, I want to break down all the amazing benefits of adding ginger to your body.
Ginger is a root vegetable that is commonly used as a spice in many dishes such as soups, marinades, and many other savory dishes. With this versatile root vegetable, you can also make it into a drink to get a boost instantly or even have it in a warm and comforting tea.
Benefits Of Ginger
According to John Hopkins Ginger can help with a few ailments such as:
Nausea relief: Ginger encourages the stomach to empty itself and can relieve the discomfort of nausea due to pregnancy and other causes.
Bloating And Gas: Eating ginger can cut down on fermentation constipation and other causes of bloating and gas.
Full of Antioxidants: Fight against free radicals and keep your cells healthy and strong.
How To Use Ginger For Gut Health
The Easiest way to get ginger into your body is with tea. you can make your own by peeling the skin off and cutting or slicing the ginger into thin pieces. Placing them into a pot, kettle, or hot water and letting them steam for about 10 to 15 minutes. Then drinking.
You can also eat it with your sushi or use it with a spice. I prefer the tea method. It’s great after I eat because I always get so bloated. I usually keep a packet in my bag for when I’m at work and if I need it but I love it after dinner.
Have you ever tried ginger tea or used it in other ways? I heard some people use it in their soups, which I thought was interesting. Let me know what you think about adding it to your diet and I’ll talk to you soon.