Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is surprisingly the most widely used dietary condiment in the world today. It’s actually part of the plant family that includes turmeric and cardamom, which may explain why the health benefits of ginger are so extraordinary.
Whether we’re talking about curing a simple tummy ache or morning sickness and severe nausea from pregnancy, ginger has been used for thousands of years as an effective digestive aid and natural remedy for nausea.
Health Benefits Of Ginger
In addition to helping you feel satisfied, ginger has thermogenic properties that make it easier to speed up your body’s metabolism, which burns fat more quickly.
If you also add a little exercise and a cup of ginger tea after each meal, you’ll reach your ideal weight in five weeks. Sure, it requires effort on your part, but there’s no doubt that it’s worth it.
This is the hard season change time when your babies and kids are more prone to get infected by cold and cough which makes the babies cranky and increases their discomfort.
Ginger Tea For Cold And Cough
In most of the cases cold and cough can be treated with home remedies. As there are many home remedies available for these common infections in babies/ kids. Most common and popular one is the use of ginger. Ginger contains essential oils that help in reducing cold and cough symptoms.
Ginger can be introduced to babies from 10 to 11 months. Some even introduce it at 8 months of age.
Raw ginger is less hot while dried ginger is spicier. So use ginger accordingly for babies and kids. As they may not be able to tolerate the spice levels of ginger. A very small quantity is enough for babies and kids.
If your baby doesn’t like plain ginger , you can try it with a twist by preparation of a decapitation using ginger and a spoonful of honey. This cold remedy with lemon honey and ginger is very popular.
Benefits of Ginger Tea and Lemon
For this boil ginger and strain and then add a spoonful of honey and a few drops of lemon juice. In this too, you may prepare variations using cinnamon/ garlic while boiling in water. Give this decantation twice a day to your baby for quick relief from cold and cough.
Last but not least, Ginger also 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.
One of the best benefits of ginger juice is that it 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.
So as the ginger, Helps as an Ayurveda medicine for every age group. So we should give priority to ginger as an Ayurveda medicine. More than other Allopathic and homeopathic medicines.