People have used ginger in cooking for decades but its benefits surpasses just the kitchen as many researches have shown that it has other health benefits.Ginger contains antioxidants and nutrients that can treat various types of infections and here are a few of them.

Ginger reduces has and helps digestion Some research indicates that enzymes in ginger can help the body break up and expel this gas, providing relief from any discomfort.Ginger also appears to have beneficial effects on the enzymes trypsin and pancreatic lipase, which are important for digestion.

In addition, ginger may help increase movement through the digestive tract, suggesting that it may relieve or prevent constipation.Easing a cold or the fluMany people use ginger to help recover from a cold or flu,In 2013, researchers studied the effects of fresh and dried ginger on one respiratory virus in human cells.

The results indicated that fresh ginger may help protect the respiratory system, while dried ginger did not have the same impact.Eases menstrual pains Ginger can also act as a remedy for menstrual cramps. Ginger, suppresses the production of chemicals that make your uterus contract, causing pain.

Here are a few ways to use ginger

Adding a few pieces of fresh ginger to hot water to make tea Adding finely chopped fresh ginger or powdered ginger to curries or stir-fries

Mixing bit of ginger into your morning smoothie

Remember not to add too much especially if you are not sure how your body will react to it.

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