Health Benefits of Honey and Ginger
For some time Internet spreads recipe for preparation based on ginger and honey that apparently has fantastic properties during treatment, even the most serious diseases.
Here is the recipe:
-Clean two ginger roots and chop it in small pieces
-Mix it with 1/2 kg honey
-eat it 3-4 times a day
Use a plastic, wooden or ceramic spoon, not metal. The first effect should be felt after two to three days…
Ginger is very popular in the kitchen because of its special taste of bitter, which is exactly the merit of essential oils, which contains ginger root. Ginger root is available in raw form, powder, candied or pickled, in the form of a syrup or tincture in health food stores and supermarkets.
– Ginger is carminative and therefore can be used for stomach problems.
– Using ginger stimulates the secretion of mucus and in this way relieves cough and relieve pain in the throat.
– Numerous studies confirm that ginger eases nausea, especially sea sickness, morning sickness, nausea caused by movement and nausea caused by chemotherapy.
– Ginger has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-toxic properties, is therefore used as a prevention of influenza and colds.
– Ginger is also an antihistamine and is therefore used with allergies.
– Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties, for which the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and other diseases of the musculoskeletal and connective tissue.
– The ingredients comprising ginger are useful in the prevention of prostaglandin biosynthesis process, which is responsible for the occurrence of inflammation. Root ginger has proven to be highly effective drug against arthritis. Results of treatment with ginger exceed the results of treatment with conventional drugs.
– Ginger contains the specific enzymes which are responsible for the catalysis of protein in food, and thereby aids digestion and prevent spasms. Ancient Greeks after large meals often ate ginger that would facilitate the process of digestion.
– Thanks to the fact that ginger stimulates mucus secretion, it prevents ulcer – damage to the stomach lining.
– It has been confirmed that ginger reduces cholesterol and prevents blood clots.
– Ginger is also used for treatment of gastric diseases such as dyspepsia and colic. In third world countries, ginger is used to treat diarrhea.