Ginger is a spice, a food, and has been used as a medicine safely for millennia by a wide range of world cultures.
Research on the health benefits of ginger is simply staggering in its depth and breadth. In fact, the health benefits of ginger have been studied extensively for over 100 health conditions or symptoms, making it one of the world's most versatile, evidence-based remedies.
What is ginger good for?
Improve cognitive function.
Improve the absorption and digestion of fat.
Help with arthritis pain.
prevent and treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Treat fungal and bacterial infections that are resistant against medications.
Fight diarrhea caused by bacteria.
Ginger is easy to consume:
Cut a small piece of ginger and let it seep in hot water to make fresh ginger tea.
Chop the ginger and add it to smoothies, stir fries or homemade soups.
Sources and References:
GreenMedInfo.com August 19, 2012