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12 Benefits of Ginger Tea for Health

LENGKONG, AYOBANDUNG.COM – Ginger has long been known to have benefits for Indonesia. Plants that can also be used for cooking have various health benefits.

Especially entering the rainy season. When paired with tea, the properties of ginger are very useful to warm the body. In addition, ginger tea is also rich in benefits in maintaining body health, such as reducing nausea to preventing diabetes and cancer.

Ginger has also been used for a long time for its medicinal properties. An essential ingredient used to make all Indian curries, ginger has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

Ginger contains more than 12 different antioxidants, making it an essential lifestyle staple for those who want to live a healthy and happy life. Furthermore, this herb contains protein, essential oils, vitamin C, silicon, manganese, iron and phosphorus.

Ginger belongs to the Zingiberaceae family and is closely related to turmeric, galangal, and cardamom. Ginger can also be used fresh, dried, powdered, as oil or juice.

Here are 13 health benefits of ginger tea, as reported by the Times of India, Tuesday (22/12/2020), including:

1. Relieves nausea

Ginger tea can help relieve motion sickness symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and cold sweats. A study says that ginger helps reduce motion sickness. So, if you feel dizzy or nauseous in a speeding vehicle, try drinking ginger tea at another time.

This is one of the best alternatives to traditional anti-nausea remedies that people take. This is the best treatment for pregnant women and people undergoing chemotherapy who are advised not to use standard drugs.

2. Good for heart health and blood pressure

Research has shown that regular consumption of ginger tea has a protective effect on heart health and also lowers blood pressure. Consumption of hot ginger tea helps prevent blood clots, relieves heartburn, lowers cholesterol and improves blood circulation.

3. Lose weight

A study conducted in 2012 at Columbia University found that drinking hot ginger tea increases feelings of fullness and stops a person from overeating. Ginger can help treat obesity and obesity-related complications.

4. Controlling blood sugar levels

Regular consumption of hot ginger tea helps increase blood sugar levels and reduce hbA1C levels in people with type 2 diabetes.

5. Natural pain relievers

Ginger is anti-inflammatory. So, it has shown positive results in reducing pain such as osteoarthritis. Ginger tea also helps reduce headaches, menstrual cramps, sore throats, and muscle aches.

6. Increase immunity

Our top priority right now is to keep our immunity high and tight. The antioxidants in ginger can help strengthen immunity and reduce stress. Ginger water vapor can also help relieve congestion and respiratory problems caused by the common cold or pollution.

7. Helps prevent cancer

Consuming ginger tea can help prevent several types of cancer cells including pancreatic cancer and colon cancer.

8. Improve blood circulation

The amino acids, vitamins and minerals present in ginger tea improve blood circulation, which reduces the risk of cardiovascular problems. This helps prevent fat from accumulating in the arteries and thus helps prevent heart attacks and strokes.

9. Relieves menstrual pain

Drinking ginger tea is indeed a miracle for menstrual pain. You can also try soaking a towel in hot ginger water and rubbing it on your lower abdomen. You can mix honey with ginger tea for added flavor.

10. Relieve stress

Ginger tea has a calming effect that helps reduce stress and tension. Ginger’s strong aroma and healing properties are believed to be effective at reducing stress.

11. Treating chronic digestive disorders

Recurring pain and discomfort in the upper abdomen is a classic symptom of chronic indigestion. Delayed stomach emptying is one of the main reasons behind indigestion. Consumption of ginger tea has been shown to improve digestion and gastric emptying.

12. Improve brain function and protect against Alzheimer’s disease

Chronic inflammation and oxidative stress can accelerate the aging process, which is believed to be one of the main drivers of Alzheimer’s disease and age-related cognitive decline.

The bioactive compounds and antioxidants in ginger can inhibit the inflammatory response that occurs in the brain. There is even evidence that ginger can help improve brain function.

This news is the result of collaboration between Ayo Media Network and Suara.com.

The content of the writing is outside the responsibility of Ayo Media Network.