Health Benefits of Red Ginger

Health Benefits of Red Ginger

Benefits of Red Ginger as traditional medicine, ginger red was chosen because it gives a bitter taste and pungent ginger is higher than other types. Benefits are generally able to increase appetite and keep warm. 

Because of this influence people quickly feel fitter and increased sexual passion. In addition to its smaller size than the other two types of ginger, the ginger emprit and elephants, red ginger skin color is also different. Her skin was pink, the meat is slightly brown, and has a more coarse fiber. 

This plant is known to be efficacious as a laxative, antirheumatic, and colds. Red ginger rhizome contains a volatile oil consisting of zingeberin, kamfena, lemonin, zingiberen, zingiberal, gingeral, and shogool. Other deposits, namely oil rosin, starch, organic acids, malic acid, acid aksolat, and gingerin. 

Efficacy is generally warm the body, appetite enhancer, sweat laxative, as well as preventing and treating colds. In addition, it is also useful for sore throat (bronchitis), rheumatism, lumbago, impotence, stomach pain, increase stamina, relieve asthma, treat headaches, muscle aches, premature ejaculation, and launched a breast milk.

Until now there has not been research on the efficacy of red ginger for treating asthma.

However, according to DR. Suwijiyo Pramod, fitofarmaka experts from Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, the possibility of a sense of warmth because the content of volatile oil that causes a sense of relief for asthma sufferers. 

"Basically, red ginger not contain substances that are bronko splasmolitika (substance salve airway). Other likely effects of antihistamines on ginger that causes asthma to subside," said doctoral graduate of Universite Toulose phytochemical French. 

However, for people with asthma as well as ulcers, should avoid the consumption of red ginger. "Because gingerolnya can make heat and irritation of the stomach," said the lecturer at the Faculty of Pharmacy. 

Zingiber officinale Latin name of plants is indeed rich in benefits. Created as a refreshing drink as well. The genus name Zingiber horn shaped like a horn given as rhizomes that grow on the head of a rhino.