One of The Benefits of Ginger is Helping Flatulence (Farts)!!

The benefits of ginger ranks up with our other pages on Garlic, and Ginkgo. The dried rhizome of this perennial plant, like many other herbs have been helping the human race for thousands of years.

Ginger is used for relief of various gastrointestinal problems such as :

  • Bloating 
  • Loose stools 
  • Flatulence or as we said (farting) 
  • Nausea and vomiting 
  • Treatment of inflammation conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. 

As we said, ginger is used to treat migraines also, by fighting inflammation and nausea.

The volatile oils in dried rhizome of ginger, including gingerols, shogaols, zingiberenc, and bisableneare are what gives ginger its healing power. 

Benefits of Ginger.

  • Ginger is used to treat excess gas by aiding in digestion, and minimizes what gas producing foods such as beans do to most people. Add a ounce of grated ginger root to 16 ounces of boiling water and let sit for 15 minutes. Drink two or three cups daily as needed. You can also take a quarter to half teaspoon of liquid extract a day. 
  • Benefits of ginger for migraine headaches is because of the anti inflammatory and pain reliever this herb gives.
  • Ginger relieves symptoms of nausea, motion sickness, and also morning sickness. 

In studies it's been found that ginger is as effective as some prescription drugs for motion sickness. Studies have also found the benefit of ginger to be quite effective in treating nausea associated with chemotherapy. Take 250 Mg capsules three times a day.

  • Another benefit of ginger is its helpfulness in the treatment of Osteoarthritis. (Arthritis)

About forty million Americans are afflicted to some degree with Arthritis, about one in seven people with about 80% to 90% being over 50, and almost everyone over 60 has it.

Ginger has anti inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Studies have found ginger useful in providing pain relief, decreasing stiffness, and swelling in the joints. Also more mobility in the affected joints was had. Take 500 Mg capsule daily.

Possible side effects of Ginger.

  • If you have gallstones consult your physician. 
  • Some people experience temporary heartburn. 
  • It's not advised to use ginger long term during pregnancy.

Possible interactions using ginger.

If using other herbs, the dose of ginger may have to be reduced. The benefits of ginger could add up with the same benefits of Garlic or even Ginkgo. Several herbs working together for the same aliment could be to much.

More Ginger information.

Ginger is also used as a spice to flavor foods such as gingerbread and gingersnaps. By drinking ginger tea you get the benefits of Ginger treating stomach problems such as the ones we listed above. Ginger ale is used to quench uneasy stomachs. Oil of Ginger is used as a medicine internally for the stomach and externally for pains such as toothaches. As you can see it's a multipurpose herb.

If you suffer with any of the ailments above, a trip to the drugstore or as I do sometimes, order from Puritans Pride. They usually have very inexpensive vitamins and herbs. Their Ginger will be in capsule form and very easy to take.

Thanks for reading.

Our last page is about another very popular herb that also treats quite a few ailments and diseases, and that one is Garlic. Our next page is about a herb that gives relief from  PMS and menopause symptoms. It's called Dong Quai. Our home page from the benefits of ginger.

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