Ginger is a plant that originated in the south of the Asian continent and cultivated more than 3,000 years.
The root of the ginger contains only 80 calories per 100 grams of product, most of which consists of 18 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams protein, 1 gram fat.
In its nutrient composition ginger contains vitamin C, potassium, calcium and magnesium. On the market is available as fresh, dried ginger, powdered or in the form of oil.
Ginger has anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which affect the improvement of the immune system. Ginger is excellent in treating problems with digestion. Studies have shown that soothes and relaxes the digestive tract, reduces flatulence and helps with nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. Successfully removes the symptoms of nausea caused by travel.
The latest research shows that the main active ingredient of ginger can prevent the growth of cancer cells in the colon and destroy cancer cells in the ovarium. Improves memory and increases the number and motility of sperm.
You can prepare a tea from ginger. Peel and cut a piece of ginger. Put it in 5 ml of cold water and cook about 20 minutes, then drain and you can add honey. Enjoy your tea.