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Top Ten Health Benefits Of Ginger

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  1. Medicopk

    Medicopk Famous Member

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    Ginger has been used as a natural remedy for many ailments for centuries. Now, science is catching up and researchers around the world are finding that ginger works wonders in the treatment of everything from cancer to migraines. Here are ten health benefits of this powerful herb.

    1.Ovarian Cancer Treatment

    Ginger may be powerful weapon in the treatment of ovarian cancer. A study conducted at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center found that ginger powder induces cell death in all ovarian cancer cells to which it was applied.

    2.Colon Cancer Prevention

    A study at the University of Minnesota found that ginger may slow the growth of colorectal cancer cells.

    3.Morning Sickness

    A review of several studies has concluded that ginger is just as effective as vitamin B6 in the treatment of morning sickness.

    4.Motion Sickness Remedy

    Ginger has been shown to be an effective remedy for the nausea associated with motion sickness.

    5.Reduces Pain and Inflammation

    One study showed that ginger has anti-inflammato ry properties and is a powerful natural painkiller.

    6.Heartburn Relief

    Ginger has long been used as a natural heartburn remedy. It is most often taken in the form of tea for this purpose.

    7.Cold and Flu Prevention and Treatment

    Ginger has long been used as a naturaltreatment for colds and the flu. Many people also find ginger to be helpful in thecase of stomach flus or food poisoning, which is not surprising given the positive effects ginger has upon the digestive tract.

    8.Migraine Relief

    Research has shown that ginger may provide migraine relief due to its ability to stop prostaglandins from causing pain and inflammation in blood vessels.

    9.Menstrual Cramp Relief

    In Chinese medicine, ginger tea with brown sugar is used in the treatment of menstrual cramps.

    10.Prevention of Diabetic Nephropathy

    A study done on diabetic rats found that those rats given ginger had a reduced incidence of diabetic nephropathy (kidney damage).


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  2. dofus kamas

    dofus kamas Famous Member

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    What you said it is very interesting.Thank you.

  3. ivanhabia

    ivanhabia Well-Known Member

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    I have read your all benefits of ginger and all information is right. Usually i prefer to use ginger tea for reducing headache and i want to know that it is right or wrong. I use ginger tea for sometimes but i don't about much more but i want to read more.

  4. pianzi

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