Ginger is widely used in cooking, medicine and even cosmetology. What is so useful for this spice?
Ginger root contains almost all the micro- and macronutrients, vitamins B, C, E, essential oils and a variety of active substances; dzhindzheroly give ginger flavor.
Ginger root - it is also a source of starch, amino acids and dietary fiber.
Ginger is useful for colds - it has a warming effect, especially in combination with honey and lemon.
With the ability to detoxify and reduce nausea, ginger can be used on the next day after drinking alcohol - you can drink tea with ginger or tea with lemon and ginger to reduce the hangover.
Contained essential oils help to get rid of parasitic diseases.
Ginger is often used as a flavoring agent, which can stimulate the taste buds and reduce the need for salt or sugar, Fadeyev said Natalia, a doctor nutritionist, endocrinologist, doctor of medical sciences.
Ginger is contraindicated in acute diseases of the digestive system, peptic ulcer disease, pancreatitis, hepatitis - Essential oils are excessively stimulate the liver and pancreas, and fiber to irritate inflamed mucous membrane of the digestive tract.
It is undesirable to use ginger and those who have a tendency to bleed.
Ginger - winter root.
It is better to use it in the winter because of the warming effect.
And due to the large amount of essential oils is not necessary to use it in large quantities - enough teaspoon of crushed ginger 1-2 times a day.
This miracle product contains a lot of useful vitamins and minerals - calcium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium.
Particularly rich in ginger potassium - 415 mg per 100 g! In its composition also contains amino acids: phenylalanine, Leysin, methionine, tryptophan, threonine and valine.
And yet it is a low-calorie product - only 80 kcal per 100 g
Ginger has a special flavor and delicate aroma - this is due to a high content of essential oils in it.
In ancient Greece, ginger is used as a spice in the preparation of bread, and in medieval Europe, it was used even more widely - ginger flavored dishes of meat and vegetables, it was added to sweets, wine, beer and other beverages.
The basic amount of nutrients in the root ginger are under the skin.
During cleaning, do not scrape it very carefully and incandescent.
Cut it into thin slices or rubbed on a fine grater - it is better to retain the flavor.
The ginger sauce is added to the end of cooking; when Stew - 20 minutes until cooked meals; in drinks, jams and other sweets - for 2-5 minutes until they are ready.
In order to increase the healing properties of ginger, it is mixed with other spices such as nutmeg and cardamom.
Honey and lemon give the perfect combination with ginger.
In Japan, its beneficial properties are used for cleaning drinking fresh seafood - it neutralises the parasites and activates digestion.
Ginger prevents nausea and vomiting
Ginger has a strong therapeutic effect and is used for thousands of years to treat a variety of diseases.
Scientists have found that it is an excellent tool for the prevention of nausea and vomiting.
Especially it helps relieve these symptoms pregnant women, as well as to control nausea after surgery and chemotherapy.
Ginger improves immunity
Ginger is known for its ability to positively influence the immune system. Therefore, it is often used as a prophylactic against colds.
In the early stages of colds, take a small piece of ginger root and chew slowly.
When a sore throat, you can squeeze a little ginger juice and add a pinch of salt - this medicine should be taken before meals.
Ginger tea will warm you, healthier, cheer up and give strength.
Ginger has beneficial effects on the stomach
Ginger is considered effective for the prevention of gastric ulcers, as has its positive effect on the mucosa.
The product helps to reduce the irritation of the gastrointestinal tract, to suppress gastric contractions and stabilize the movement of food and liquids.
Ginger stabilizes circulation
Substances contained in ginger, contribute to the normalization of the blood vessels, reduces the risk of blood clots and have anti-inflammatory, soothing and even anti-cancer properties.
Ginger is rich in essential amino acids, which play an important role in metabolism.
Ginger is useful for face, body and hair
This miracle product can be used not only in medical and prophylactic purposes for your body, but also in cosmetics.
Because ginger is a powerful antioxidant, has anti-inflammatory properties and helps to improve blood circulation, it will be useful for your face.
The product is actively used in the fight against pigmentation, to create different masks and scrubs for the face, body and hair.
To make the skin radiant, take 1 tbsp. l. ginger, 2 tablespoons. l. rose water and 1/2 Art. l. honey. Mix well and apply the mixture evenly on the face.
Leave for 20 minutes and rinse.
Make a scrub at least once a week, and soon you will see how to transform your skin.
Doctors are advised to include ginger in the diet. However, some people may be sensitive to this product.
Its delicious taste can cause heartburn for those who have problems with the mucous membrane of the stomach or intestines.
In any case, do not eat a lot of ginger - it is fraught with digestive disorders.
Before use ginger must be cleaned.
When cooking one-eighth teaspoon minced ginger can be substituted with one tablespoon fresh grated.
The product is easy to find both fresh and in a hammer or pickled on the shelves of almost every store.