Thursday, 9 October 2014

14 Health Benefits of Ginger juice


Ginger juice is endowed with important properties that enhance healing. Extracting its juice is a sure way to reap all its benefits. Ginger in its various forms has been part of herbal medicine in Asian and Arabic cultures for thousands of years. Fresh ginger juice contains a number of natural compounds with medicinal qualities, including several chemicals responsible for ginger's pungent flavor. In this post, let us look at the benefits of Ginger juice in particular.

14 Health Benefits of Ginger juice

 
1 . Anti-coagulant

Add ginger in most of your cooking or add a teaspoonful of young ginger juice in your beverages to enjoy the anticoagulant properties of ginger. It helps make blood platelets less sticky which in turn reduces your risk of atherosclerosis.

2 . Anti Inflammatory

One of the most effective uses of ginger is that it acts as an anti-inflammatory agent that helps reduce joint inflammations. A study shows that people who consume ginger juice have less pain and other inflammatory diseases as it contains antioxidants which help to increase the flow of fresh blood by removing harmful impurities in the body.

3 . Prevents Cancer

Ginger acts excellently for preventing cancer and also killing the cancer causing cells. In a study, it was found that ginger slows down the growth of breast cancer cells. Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center summarizes the findings of several research studies that suggest compounds in ginger inhibit growth in the laboratory of cultured ovarian, colon and stomach cancer cells. These results are promising, although clinical trials with ginger and human subjects are still needed.

4 . Morning sickness

A teaspoonful of young ginger juice with some honey will also help alleviate morning sickness, sea or motion sickness, dizziness and even nausea caused by chemotherapy or anesthesia.

5 . Acne

Ginger juice when consumed helps reduce acne or pimples and it also prevents occurrence of acne in the future as it acts as an anti-inflammatory agent.

Now that you know the benefits of Ginger juice, try to include it in the ways mentioned above in your skin and hair care routine.

6 . Phosphorous

Phosphorous can be found in every cell in the body, although most of it is in the bones and teeth, as it helps with producing strong teeth and bones. Phosphorous is an essential mineral that helps your body break down carbohydrates and fats. It also assists in the production and maintenance of cells and tissues. A 2-ounce serving of fresh ginger juice contains a little over 12 percent of the recommended dietary intake of phosphorous for adults, with 85 milligrams of phosphorous per serving.

7 . Digestive disorder


Mix a teaspoonful of young ginger juice with one teaspoonful each of fresh lime juice and fresh mint juice with some honey to taste in a glass of water. Drink to relieve heartburn, indigestion, nausea and vomiting. Especially helpful after a big meaty meal.

8 . Digestion

Ginger acts as an active agent for digestion. Ginger juice helps relive from various digestive issues. It speeds up the movement of food from the stomach to the small intestines. By consuming ginger, one can be less prone to getting stomach pains or any other digestive problems. It clears the stomach of all impurities thereby helping the people who suffer from motion sickness.

9 . Menstruation disorder

Pound a piece of young ginger and boil with a cup of water and add a little honey to taste. Drink it hot two or three times a day for a month. The pain-relieving and anti-cramping compounds in ginger effectively help relieve painful menstruation cramps (dysmenorrhoea). In the absence of menstruation in women in the reproductive age (amenorrhoea), this concoction can also help induce menstruation.

10 . Blood Pressure

Ginger acts as a blood thinner and reduces blood pressure in people instantly. You can have ginger juice with a few drops of honey in order to make it tasty.

11 . Ginger juice for hair care

If you want to have long and shiny hair, you should consume ginger juice regularly. It can also be applied on the scalp for good results. Just make sure that when you are applying it to your scalp, the consistency of water should be less. Ginger acts as a good conditioner to your hair; it also helps to reduce dandruff and speeds up hair growth. When ginger juice is applied to your hair, it creates irritation on your scalp which stimulates the flow of blood.

12 . Niacin (Vitamin B-3)

A member of the B vitamin complex, niacin is also known as vitamin B-3. As with all B vitamins, niacin helps keep your skin, hair, eyes and liver healthy. It also helps your body process fats and proteins, as well as providing support to your nervous and immune systems. Niacin helps your body produce sex and stress hormones, and it aids in blood circulation. A 2-ounce serving of ginger juice contains almost 2 milligrams of niacin. This is almost 12.5 percent of the recommended dietary allowance for adult men, almost 14 percent of the RDA for adult women and almost 11 percent of the RDA for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

13 . Vitamin C

A natural antioxidant, vitamin C helps your body's cells defend themselves from free radicals and environmental toxins, which can cause premature aging and cell death. Vitamin C also helps with the production of collagen, which repairs and produces tendons, cartilage, bones, ligaments and blood vessels. A 2-ounce serving of ginger juice contains 12.5 milligrams of vitamin C. This is almost 14 percent of the dietary reference intake for adult men, over 16 percent of the DRI for adult women, almost 15 percent of the DRI for pregnant women and over 10 percent of the DRI for women who are breastfeeding.

14 . Phosphorous

Phosphorous can be found in every cell in the body, although most of it is in the bones and teeth, as it helps with producing strong teeth and bones. Phosphorous is an essential mineral that helps your body break down carbohydrates and fats. It also assists in the production and maintenance of cells and tissues. A 2-ounce serving of fresh ginger juice contains a little over 12 percent of the recommended dietary intake of phosphorous for adults, with 85 milligrams of phosphorous per serving.