HEALTH BENEFITS OF GINGER
Ginger helps you through the tough stuff! Recommended for nausea and vomiting for pregnancy1, ginger is also effective against nausea after chemotherapy.2
Ginger makes you feel good on the inside. Phenolic compounds in ginger stimulate digestion3, relieving gastrointestinal irritation and improving gastric mobility.
Ginger makes your heart happy. Findings show gingerols from ginger prevent abnormal coagulation and improve circulation.4 Ginger intake lowers cardiovascular-related risk factors.5
Moving gingerly? Add spice to your life. Ginger contains analgesic and anti-inflammatory phyto-chemicals (gingerols, shogaols) believed to soothe joint and muscle pain.6
Life is better with ginger. Strong antioxidant properties of ginger are known to promote longevity by protecting cells from damaging free radicals, which can cause disease.7
Go, Ginger! Rev it up! Gingerols and other phenolic compounds in ginger relax peripheral blood vessels and promote sweating—properties that increase blood flow and metabolism —an energising effect.8
(1) Am Coll Obstet Gynecol 2021; (2) Integr Med Insights 2016; (3) J Acad Nutr Diet 2019; (4) Molecules 2012; (5) Nutrients 2020; (6) Phytother Res 2020; (7) Phytother Res 2020; (8) J Nutr Biochem 2019, Food Rev Int 2019
Did you know?
- Ginger has been used for its anti-inflammatory properties for at least 3000 years
- Gingerol is one of the phytonutrients in ginger with potent antioxidant properties
- Turmeric is a member of the ginger family
- Ginger is naturally energising
- There’s 1.1 kilos of ginger in one bottle of our Ginger Juice (946 mL)
- Ginger is not just nutritious, but ridiculously delicious!
- Eating one Gin Gins® candy is good, but why stop there? (Oh, snap! My bag is empty.)
- Life is better with ginger 🙂
And there’s more…
Health Benefits of Ginger
Treats Many Forms of Nausea, Especially Morning Sickness
According to the Washington Post there was another study at Brigham Young University and Mount Union College in Ohio. The article reads“…powdered ginger root was better than Dramamine — a common anti-motion-sickness drug — at suppressing motion-induced nausea.” See the article here
Studies at the University of Singapore have shown that ginger may be a cell modulator in cancer cells. Shogaols, a constituent found in ginger, exhibit potential in suppressing cancer cell invasion and inflammation in breast carcinoma cells.
Cold and Flu Remedy
Fresh ginger is known to have strong antiviral properties, which can help to tackle cold and flu viruses. The other properties ginger has for soothing the throat, relieving aches and pains and settling the stomach can help to lessen the symptoms of colds and flus.
A study published in Psychotherapy Research showed ginger to be equally as effective as prescription drug Sumatriptan at preventing the onset of migraines and reducing their severity. Ginger has the added benefit of having no serious or frequent side effects associated with its use medicinally.
Ginger has been used in Eastern medicine as a libido stimulant for centuries. It is thought that libido is improved thanks to ginger’s effects on improving circulation and blood flow and increasing energy levels.
Ginger has many digestive benefits and is used by many cultures for the relief of flatulence.