Benefits of ginger which is the spice of choice of mothers to serve as a spice for the health of the human body because the content of the compound in the form of essential oils one of the properties is to give warmth to the body during cold weather at night.
Ginger is one of the spices in the form of rimpan easy to find in traditional Indonesian market with various varieties such as:
Ginger Elephant: Named as such because of the shape of a large rhizome but the resulting flavor is not too spicy like other types of ginger. The ginger meat is yellow to white. Ginger elephant or body ginger is a variant of ginger that is in great demand by the world community.
Yellow Ginger: It is a type of ginger which is more often used as spices for local community. The results of the dishes are given spice ginger will give the aroma and taste is quite sharp. Rhizome size is smaller than elephant ginger and has a yellow color.
Red Ginger: This type of ginger stores the highest amount of essential oils of any kind, because the spicy flavor of red ginger is widely used as a basic ingredient in herbal medicine and medicine. The smallest rhizome with a red leather bandage and store more fiber than regular ginger.
Efficacy Ginger For Health
Ginger plants that have been cleaned are also often consumed by fathers in the form of steeping water to warm the body, for example when getting the task patrol in the village. From there many industries are researching more about ginger to be packaged in the form of products such as ginger coffee or wedang ginger branded.
In the end the traditional medicine experts participated in a series of research on this rhizome as a medicinal plant because hearing the many benefits behind the spicy ginger for health. And proven to be the benefits of ginger to deal with many diseases.
Here is a discussion on the benefits of ginger in addition to warm the body:
1. Lose weight
In the body ginger serves to dilate blood vessels into body heat.
2. Maintain heart condition
If the body stores a lot of cholesterol and oil which is a composition of vegetable and animal fats can increase the risk of heart disease. Its relationship to the benefits of ginger because in the body holds a role as a decrease in triglyceride and cholesterol levels in the body.
3. Overcoming motion sickness
By drinking hot ginger water before traveling away with a four-wheeled vehicle can prevent motion sickness because of its nature as anti-nausea.
4. Overcoming digestive disorders
Health problems that attack the digestive system such as cramps and pain that arise before menstruation can be ignored by drinking ginger water regularly.
5. Overcoming morning sickness
Pregnant women sometimes experience morning sickness or popular term morning sickness because digestion is slightly disturbed. To reduce the nausea you can drink coffee or warm ginger water every time you feel nauseated when you wake up.
6. Prevent bowel cancer
One of the universities in the United States reported that the regular consumption of foods or drinks made from ginger can prevent colouretal cancer (colon).
7. Treating headaches
All day work can trigger excessive stress at risk of other diseases. Therefore, after work try relaxing in the garden while enjoying warm ginger water and toast, the brain becomes more fresh and the body feels comfortable.
8. Treating allergies
Benefits of ginger as anti-allergic, because in it there are compounds that are effective in reducing the itching caused by allergies as well as treat it.
9. Eliminate nausea and treat colds
The problem with digestion sometimes makes the stomach nausea want to vomit, so it often happens to someone who has a fever (colds). As a first aid do not directly use the drug stalls, try drinking water steeping ginger rhizome for the stomach to be comfortable and stomach protected from problems such as cramps.
10. Treating rheumatic diseases
How to burn two ginger rhizome on hot fire or embers. After that mash until smooth, last you apply on the affected body arthritis. That’s the benefit of ginger to treat rheumatism.
11. Boost the immune system
The body will be immune from disease, by increasing the system in the body that is often called immune or immunity. If the antibodies (immune) in the body are strong, then the bacteria that may attack can be resisted. To increase the immune system you can take drinking ginger regularly, the benefits of ginger this one is helped by the nature as an antioxidant.