Ginger has a lot of health benefits you want to know and understand. The benefits range from supporting your immune system to fighting infections to reducing inflammation and more.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a warming herb used for centuries in Asian ancestral medicine. Ginger, as we know it today, is actually the rhizome—the underground stem of the plant. Ginger rarely flowers or creates seed anymore, since we propagate purely through the rhizome.
Ginger has many health benefits—
- Improving blood sugar
- Fighting infections
- Supporting mental function
- Digestive disorders
- AND it has a unique skill of reducing the toxicity of other plants and foods. (It is served with sushi because it is traditionally used in Japan to reduce the risk of food poisoning.)
In Chinese herbal medicine, ginger is added in small amounts to most formulas to assist in their function and safety, and all potentially “toxic” herbs, such as aconite, are processed with ginger to make them safe to consume. [Read more…] about Ginger has Powerful Benefits for your Health