If you love ginger tea, you’ve already experienced the sheer bliss, the cup-o-cheer that warms from the inside, makes everything alright again!
Now, you can sing its praise out loud – only this time with the scientific reasons! If, however, you’re a ‘first-timer’, this infographic will have you heading speedily to the kitchen!
1.Ginger Has Cancer-Fighting Properties
Scientific research has shown that ginger root has strong anti-inflammatory properties and its compounds can help prevent the formation of tumors
2. Ginger Lessens Inflammation
Muscle or joint pain, ginger works the magic better than many analgesics! The 4 phenolic compounds – gingerol, paradol, zingerone, shogaol – actively reduce inflammation and pain
3. Ginger Fights Nausea
It’s well-proven that a hot cup of ginger tea before a journey will actively combat signs of nausea – either road-sickness or seasickness!
4. Ginger Reduces Bloating
Bloating is an immediate and uncomfortable sign of indigestion or over-eating – nothing that a hot cup of ginger tea can’t take care of!
5. Ginger Knock Out Colds
Ginger root has anti-inflammatory components gingerol and shaogal that not only ease a sore throat quickly, they also fight rhinoviruses that cause cold and asthma.
6. Ginger Protects from Environmental Allergies
Regular cups of tea, generously laced with ginger juice and root, is a boon when you’re prone to allergic air particles that cause respiratory problems
7. Ginger Improves Blood Circulation
Ginger tea has oils, compounds, resins, vitamins and minerals that improve circulation, reduce chances of cardiovascular problems, even prevent fat deposits in arteries
8. Ginger Gives Relief from Menstrual Discomfort
Monthly periods are nasty! Treat yourself to cups of hot ginger tea with honey, and a muscle-relaxing lower-stomach rub with a hot ginger tea-soaked towel
9. Ginger Boosts Immunity
Ginger is packed with antioxidants that work to strengthen immunity, help combat the impact of pollutants, fight diseases
10. Ginger is a Stressbuster
The antioxidant gingerol in ginger actively fights many bad chemicals in our bodies, especially those that lead to psychological and physical stress