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 100 g Ginger, raw

One common ingredient in Indian kitchens is Ginger. It has a distinctive taste and flavor and used a raw, dried, powder or even as oil.

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 100 g Ginger, raw

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Ginger / Adrak

One of the most delicious and healthiest spices in Indian kitchens is Ginger. It has a unique smell and so a distinctive flavour. Ginger is one of the most healthiest spices we have with us. Loaded with nutrients and compounds that are great medicinal uses for our body and brain.

12 Benefits of Ginger / Adrak

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  1. Antioxidants
    Ginger has lots of anti oxidants which remove free radicals from our body. These free radicals harm our body cells.
  2. Effective in Nausea
    Nausea is a common problem in pregnant ladies. Ginger is an effective treatment for nausea as it cures the symptoms to a great extent.
  3. Cure infections
    Ginger has many anti fungal and anti microbial uses. A bio active compound found in Ginger called Gingerol is a good anti bacterial cure. It is very effective against the bacteria found in mouth cavities.
  4. Decreases Cholesterol
    Ginger extracts is very useful for people who have high cholesterol level. This is particularly useful as it controls and decreases the bad cholesterol or LDL.
  5. Improves Respiratory health
    Ginger is particularly useful in treatment of asthma and cure many other respiratory problems.Various respiratory viruses can be cured with fresh ginger.
  6. Helps in Digestion
    Ginger is also good for our stomach as it helps in digestion, relieves from constipation and also stomach cramps.
  7. Anti-allergic
    Ginger is also used for anti allergic properties and is used to cure many allergic diseases.
  8. Good for Brain
    Ginger is also good for our brain functions. Some studies have shown that ginger can help to improve our memory and brain functions that are seen due to growing age.
  9. Control Blood Sugar
    Ginger powder is seen to improve blood sugar level in diabetes and helps to protect many problems arising from diabetes.
  10. Anti-inflammatory
    Ginger also has great anti-inflammatory properties that are effective in muscles pains. These compounds are also very useful to control inflammation in diseases like Asthma and Cancer.
  11. Control Blood Sugar
    Ginger powder is seen to improve blood sugar level in diabetes and helps to protect many problems arising from diabetes.
  12. Cure stomach ulcers
    Due to active compounds like gingerol and shogoal that are found in ginger it is an effective remedy to treat ulcers in stomach.