Ginger Root Powder – 30 ct
Botanical name: (Zingiber officinale)
Can be simply known as Ginger, this plant is known for its white and yellow-green flowers. It is a perennial plant. It has a thick, long, and twisting stem. It has been known to originate in China. Now, it can be cultivated in other countries. It can now be cultivated in:
- South West Asia.
- West Africa.
- the Caribbean.
Aside from its flowers, Ginger is also famous for its concentrated, spicy scent.
The plant can be turned into a powder and it would still retain its medicinal traits. For instance, it has carminative properties. Being a carminative, it can help in the relief in the feeling of bloating. It can help expel excess gases from the body in a safe manner.
Consuming ginger can also stimulate the secretion of mucus. This will help quiet down coughs. It can also help soothe itchy sore throats.
The ginger root powder is also known to treat feelings of nausea. Particularly when caused by:
- morning sickness.
- motion sickness.
- side effects of chemotherapy.
Aside from the traits mentioned, there are other properties of this plant. It also has anti-viral, anti-toxic, and anti-fungal traits. It is also used in the prevention and cure for common cold. It can also act as an antihistamine. Meaning, it can aid in the treatment of allergies.
The plant, and its powdered form, displays anti-inflammatory traits. It can help in the treatment of pains caused by rheumatism and arthritis. It can also help relieve various other muscular disorders. It has special enzymes that are responsible for catalyzing proteins. Such proteins are normally found in foods. The catalyzing function helps in digestion. It can also prevent cramps, particularly in the stomach area.
The ancient Greeks used to eat ginger after a large meal. This is to allow ease of digestion. Since it can also stimulate the production of mucus, it can also protect against the development of ulcers. Ulcers are unwanted holes in the linings of your stomach.
The plant has been proven to help lower bad cholesterol levels. It can also prevent the formation of blood clots.
It can be used to settle an upset stomach. It can also help treat severe stomach ailments. These include dyspepsia or colic. It can even be used to help treat diarrhea.
Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. We at eSutras do not recommend internal use of supplements or herbs without prior consultation with your doctor or herbalist.