More and more people are discovering the amazing properties of ginger (Zingiber Officinale L). The specific taste in the aroma of ginger comes from the natural oils contained in it, as one of the most important groups of substances - Gingeroli.
In Austrian folk medicine, for example, ginger is first thought of as a natural remedy. Soak finely chopped ginger roots in boiling water, leave them to soak for 5-10 minutes, strain and drink. It has anti-inflammatory, warming and invigorating effects. Those who suffer from poor blood circulation can resort to the heart-warming effect of the herb, whether fresh or dry, or ground to a powder.
Ginger tincture can also be used.
You can also prepare a tincture of ginger at home. Add 50 g of ginger roots (or ginger powder) in 500 ml of alcohol and leave for 14 days. The mixture is filtered. The finished tincture is taken 20 drops a day with a little water. It is its spicy taste that makes it a fighter against various types of bacteria, viruses and fungi. Above all, the substances contained in ginger, called Gingeroli, make it a natural broad-spectrum "antibiotic". You can achieve antibacterial action if you take 2 to 4 g daily.
However, the spicy taste of the herb can achieve much more. It is famous for lowering blood sugar and also boosting the immune system. It also helps lower cholesterol, according to folk medicine.
Everyone who likes ginger not only enjoys its fragrant scent, but also knows that they can use it for various stomach ailments. It is also attributed to analgesic properties.
The herb has a calming effect on a nervous stomach, as well as a tendency to gas by normalizing appetite. It is good to take 3 times a day ginger powder (on the tip of a knife), mixed with honey, and as an additive black currant juice in 1 small cup.
You can also trust the herb for nausea and vomiting. It can be used by both pregnant women and cancer patients to suppress vomiting after chemotherapy sessions. When traveling, ginger is also an indispensable helper. It is taken preventively, even before the complaints have started. It is recommended that young children who vomit be given candied ginger. It has a pleasant taste and has a calming effect on the stomach.
Last but not least, ginger is a spice that can be used in the kitchen to prepare various dishes, as well as to make cakes.