Ginger - a plant that grows in India, Brazil, Jamaica, Argentina, China, Japan, West Africa and Vietnam.Homeland ginger - western regions of Southeast Asia and India.
important to know that "Barbados" (black) and "Bengali" (White) Ginger - it is one and the same root.The only difference in the degree of processing of the root.With white ginger remove the skin carefully cleaned and treated with a 2% solution of sulfurous acid.In connection with the processing of white ginger loses some useful properties, but also aroma and becomes not so hot.With black ginger not peel.Its just scalded with boiling water, and it remains in its normal form.In this regard, black ginger retains all the useful properties is more useful than white.
Even in ancient times was famous for its ginger flavor.In Russia, he was very popular.From ginger was named "Gingerbread", as the main component in the Tula gingerbread was just ginger.Also, it is added to bakery products, mead, jam, kvass and brought down.Because Ginger
Ginger root: composition
As part of the ginger root can be found a lot of useful properties, vitamins and minerals:
- Magnesium Phosphorus
- Sodium Potassium Calcium
- Nicotine, caprylic, linoleic and oleic acid
- Vitamin C
addition, ginger root contains amino acids , which must be present in the body of each person: methionine, valine, tryptophan, Leysin, threonine, and phenylalanine.
main components of ginger sugar, gengerol, borneol, camphene, bisabolen, linalool, starch, tsingiberen, cineol, citral, phellandrene.Thanks contained in ginger gengerolu , he has such a scorching and specific taste.
Ginger root: useful properties
Ginger root has many useful properties. It is used for the prevention and treatment of many diseases.
- Ginger has a positive effect on the digestive tract.Dishes cooked with ginger, not only have a special flavor, and are better absorbed in the body.It eliminates indigestion and burping, normalizes gastric secretion and stimulates the production of gastric juice.
- Ginger root is used for the prevention of colds .Ginger stimulates expectoration, and decoctions of a good warm and disinfect the body.The product is good fights bacteria and strengthens the immune system.
- Ginger Root great fights worms.
- decoction of ginger root has healing properties , so it is used to treat skin diseases.
- Ginger root is used to treat flatulence, jaundice and diarrhea, in disorders of the kidneys, thyroid and gall bladder.
- This spice is great effect on the blood vessels, strengthens and purifies them.Broth based on it reduce cholesterol, which is contained in the blood.
- Ginger good fight with atherosclerosis and enhances memory and reduces the pressure.
- Ginger Root increases energy and performance .Regular use of a decoction of it gives a burst of energy and vigor.It relieves joint pain, struggling with muscle spasms, edema, arthritis, rheumatism and arthrosis.
- Ginger root opposes the formation of cancerous tumors.It is perfectly disinfects the mouth of unpleasant odors.Therefore, it is recommended to chew after every meal to clean your mouth.
- Ginger root is useful in pregnancy .He copes with toxemia, weakness, dizziness and nausea.
Ginger root: contraindications
Despite the huge benefits, ginger root can not be accepted in some cases, it is fraught with unpleasant consequences.
- ginger root affects the internal organs, especially in the intestinal mucosa and stomach.Therefore, people suffering from diseases of stomach (ulcers, gastritis and duodenal ulcer), ginger is contraindicated, it can only provoke inflammation.
- Ginger root is contraindicated for people suffering from diseases of the liver (cirrhosis, stones and hepatitis).The substances contained in it, contribute to jam rocks in the aisles.It can provoke the intervention of doctors in the process.
- Ginger can increase bleeding, ranging from conventional epistaxis, ending the bleeding hemorrhoids.
- Sufferers blood pressure should not take ginger not to raise it.Furthermore, ginger contraindicated after stroke, cardiac ischemia, myocardial infarction and the PIS.
- pregnant women ginger only in the first trimester of pregnancy.As for the other two, it may aggravate the situation.Ginger increases blood pressure, which is not safe for pregnant women.Also, ginger root should not be taken during breast-feeding, so as not to provoke insomnia and excitement of the child.
- Ginger root is contraindicated at high temperature, so as not to provoke the overheating of the body.
- Ginger is contraindicated in case of allergy to it.
Ginger root and harm
As part of the ginger has many useful components that actively affect the body.Its use may affect the action of drugs.Ginger root can increase the effects of blood thinners and reducing sugar.Arrhythmic tablets together with ginger may, on the contrary, harm the body.
Ginger in diabetes
ginger during pregnancy
What is useful ginger for women?
general before using ginger root, and medications is best to consult with your doctor. Misuse of ginger root can harm the body , so do not risk your health and consult with a specialist about his treatment.
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