Powdered ginger is a warming spice that supports circulation and mobility as well as promoting normal digestive and respiratory function. Full of anti-oxidants which mop up free radicals.
It's Historically Healing!
Ginger is part of the same plant family as cardamom, galangal and turmeric, where the “rhizome” or root-like stem of the plants is most commonly used. The therapeutic uses of ginger have been documented for thousands of years in traditional Indian and Chinese medicine, as well as widely adopted in the Middle East, Africa, the Caribbean and Europe too.
Traditional and anecdotal claims about ginger, are revealing more interesting findings about its powerful properties. This amazing spice has been found to possess broad-spectrum anti-properties. Ginger also contains many types of powerful antioxidants, including gingerols, shogaols, and zingerones.
These plant oils, the “gingerols” have analgesic, sedative that exert a positive effects on gastrointestinal tract “movement” or motility.
Ginger is fast becoming noted for its ability to reduce joint discomfort. It does this by lowering levels of certain tissue hormones called prostaglandins.
Ginger therefore has a positive “boosting” effect on the metabolic rate, increasing fat burning. As for those with blood sugar imbalances, ginger appears to be very effective, both preventively and therapeutically. It has positive effects on insulin release and insulin action, improving both carbohydrate and fat metabolism.