Ginger Juice Health Benefits
Ginger is an herb used for its medicinal purposes as well as a spice. It has a very pungent fragrance and taste. Ginger has been used for more than 2,500 years, starting with ancient Chinese as a medicine and a flavoring. Today, ginger is as well known in the world of alternative medicine as well as the culinary world.
Vitamins and Minerals
Ginger is abundant in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. It contains Vitamin C, B3, choline, folic acid, protein, calcium, phosphorus, essential oils, silicon and pantothenic acid. Alone and combined, these properties in ginger make it an excellent defense against many diseases and illnesses.
Cold and Cough Relief
Ginger juice helps cure a cold and soothe a cough. It also reduces a fever and breaks up phlegm.
Heartburn, nausea, vomiting and indigestion have been treated with ginger juice. It also aids in the digestion of food, and is especially beneficial after a big, heavy meal.
Ginger juice can help you recover from fatigue that results from many illnesses and injuries. It is also helpful in alleviating sore and painful muscles.
Menstrual Cramps and Motion Sickness
Ginger juice not only helps with menstrual pain and cramps, it can also induce menstruation in those who experience amenorrhoea. Ginger juice works well for women who experience morning sickness, for those who suffer from motion sickness or nausea after anesthesia.