Ginger is a plant that has many benefits, especially the rhizome is widely used for the purposes of traditional medicine, foodstuff, beverages, perfumes, and cosmetics. Behind the spicy taste, ginger contains substances that are useful for the human body. Ginger is also widely used as a flavoring for various types of cooking or cakes. The benefits of ginger, based on the amount of research, among others: stimulates release of the hormone adrenaline, widen blood vessels, allowing blood to flow quickly and smoothly. The body becomes warmer, the heart pumps blood work lighter. As a result, the blood pressure to be down.
Ginger contains at least 19 bio-active component that is useful for the body. The main component is gingerol which are anti-coagulants, which prevents blood clotting. So to prevent blockage of the blood vessels, a major cause of stroke and heart attack. Estimated gingerol also help lower cholesterol levels. Block serotonin, a chemical messenger. These compounds cause the stomach to contract, causing nausea. So, to prevent motion sickness, makes the stomach becomes comfortable. Helps remove the wind, can relieve menstrual cramps or industry due to consuming too much fatty food. Help neutralize the damaging effects caused by free radicals in the body. Ginger is a natural pain reliever and can relieve rheumatic pain, headache, and migraine.