The main bioactive element in ginger is called gingerol. It holds most of the potency and medicinal properties of the root.
Raw ginger contains 6-gingerol, a substance. This extract may be used as an alternative treatment to heal several forms of cancer and reduce inflammation from malignant cells.
Research is underway to prove the efficacy of ginger to fight ovarian and pancreatic cancers.
ANTIOXIDANT & ANTI-INFLAMMATORY
It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects
The anti Inflammatory agents in ginger may inhibit cognitive decline and inflammation linked to stress and age related diseases like Alzheimer's.
Ginger extract may also improve memory.
Ginger has been discovered to have anti-diabetes properties. A daily intake of 2g of ginger powder lowers blood sugars in type 2 diabetes.
Ginger speeds up digestion, relieving from discomforts or cramps.
Ginger relieve nausea and vomiting after surgery, and in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy but also in expecting mothers who have morning sickness.
The anti-inflammatory properties of ginger have benn proven to soothe muscle pain from exercising. Take 2g a day for a period of 10 days to see results.
The degeneration and stiffness of joints is normal past a certain age, and very painful! A regular intake of ginger may relieve the pain!
NAUSEA & PREGNANCY
Large amounts of ginger may raise risks of miscarriage, but this has not yet been scientifically proven.