Brief Note on Medicinal ses of Ginger

Janku Saremirad*

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Knockrooskey, Westport, County Mayo, Ireland

*Corresponding Author:
Janku Saremirad
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Knockrooskey, Westport, County Mayo, Ireland

Received Date: December 06, 2021; Accepted Date: December 20, 2021; Published Date: December 27, 2021

Citation: Saremirad J (2021) rief Note on Medicinal Uses of Ginger . Am J Ethnomed Vol.8 No.11:003.

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Ginger commonly known as Zingiber officinale , is one of the most widely used spices in the world with medicinal properties. It is widely used in various traditional and popular medical systems around the world. It has been reported that marinating and using ginger to cook foods helps both maintain good health and prevent food spoilage, which contributes to the observed antibacterial effects. Ginger oil has excellent antibacterial and antifungal properties and prevents food poisoning when cooking food. Ginger has been reported to prevent rancidity, thereby extending the shelf life of foods containing lipids. The secondary plant substances contained in ginger oil also have antioxidant and antiperoxidative effects that capture radicals. These properties are due to the abundance of biologically active compounds in both ginger and dried ginger oils. Ginger's antioxidant and lipid peroxidation inhibitory properties suggest the benefits of ginger in preventing peroxidation damage, microbial food spoilage, free radical damage and rancidification.

Benefits of Ginger

Medicinal uses of ginger

Ginger is a potential herb used around the world due to its immense phytotherapeutic properties. In Ayurveda, it is known as Mahaushadhi. This means that the use of this herb improves functioning of the body and helps to remove toxins from the body. Modern scientific studies show that ginger has many therapeutic properties, including antibiotics, antibacterial, antioxidant effects, the ability to inhibit the formation of inflammatory substances, and direct anti-inflammatory effects. In addition, ginger is also effective against some cancers and is associated with increasing blood flow, controlling blood pressure and high blood pressure, helping lower cholesterol, and fighting heart problems.

Can treat many forms of nausea, especially morning sickness: Ginger seems to be very effective against nausea. It helps in relieve nausea and vomiting in people undergoing certain types of surgery. Ginger also helps with chemotherapy-induced nausea, but requires more human research. However, it is most effective for pregnancy-related nausea, such as morning sickness. Pregnant women who are about to give birth or have a miscarriage are advised to avoid ginger. Ginger is also contraindicated if you have a history of vaginal bleeding or bleeding disorders.

May help lower cholesterol: According to one study, people who took ginger tablets daily compared to those who took placebos, after 45 days, had lower triglycerides, total cholesterol, and bad cholesterol has dropped. However, more research is needed to be able to clearly say that ginger can be used to lower cholesterol levels.

Pain relief: Ginger contains a powerful compound called gingerol, which has antioxidant properties and reduces inflammatory enzymes. As a result, ginger "helps with inflammatory diseases and pain relief, especially dysmenorrhea and arthritis-based illnesses." It will help in right away if you are taking over-the-counter pain relievers.

Improves blood sugar regulation: Gingerol may also explain the role of ginger in maintaining blood sugar levels. The latter is the key to controlling the long-term health effects of type 2 diabetes. "Ginger reduces the enzymes that break down carbohydrates and helps the metabolism of glucose (sugar). People with type 2 diabetes often do not produce enough insulin, which may accumulate in the bloodstream. It's the key to circulating glucose throughout the body, and ginger can also help regulate this.

May inhibit bactreria growth: Some studies have shown that certain elements in ginger (such as gingerol) may have antibacterial properties, but more research is needed to reach definitive conclusions.

Easing a cold or the flu: Many people use ginger to recover from a cold or flu. However, the evidence for this treatment is almost anecdotal. The results showed that ginger helps protect the airways, but dried ginger does not. You can get rid of coughing and sore throats by putting a few pieces of raw ginger root in boiling water. Studies have also shown that it can also combat the nausea that is common with the flu. Drinking ginger tea is a traditional remedy for common colds, flu, and coughs. The active ingredient, gingerol, strengthens from the inside of the body and gives you immediate peace of mind.

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