Ginger doesn’t just provide a warming spicy flavor to a cup of hot herbal tea or a deliciously baked spice cake. This spicy root provides countless health benefits too. However the caveat is that you have to get fresh ginger root and grate it yourself. This is because dried and ground ginger root does not contain as many health benefits due to the processing it had undergone to become a dried spice. With that said, here are 10 amazing health benefits you can receive from adding freshly picked and grated ginger root into your daily diet. Some of these health benefits might surprise you.
Here are 10 benefits of ginger you didn’t know:
1. Ginger acts as an anti-inflammatory
Inflammation can occur in the body due to an autoimmune disorder, injury or other possible illnesses. When inflammation does occur relieving it is essential for helping you feel better. Adding fresh ginger root to your daily diet can help you relieve the inflammation naturally. This is because ginger root contains anti-inflammatory properties. To receive those anti-inflammatory properties you must consume ginger root daily by adding it to meals or beverages. Some of the best meals and beverages to add fresh ginger root too are herbal teas, stir-fries, salsas, or smoothies.