Ginger is the healthiest of all spices. It is closely related to turmeric, and cardomon. Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional and alternative medicine. The unique fragrance and flavor of ginger come from its natural oils, the most important of which is gingerol. Gingerol is the main bioactive compound in ginger, responsible for much of its medicinal properties. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. It also has anti-cancer properties, thanks to 6-gingerol, a substance that is found in large amounts in ginger.
Ginger is loaded with nutrients that have powerful benefits for your body and brain. It is highly effective against nausea. It is effective against exercise-induced muscle pain. Ginger also has powerful anti-diabetic properties. It can speed up emptying of the stomach. It can significantly reduce menstrual pain. Ginger lowers cholesterol levels.