HEALTH BENEFITS OF GINGER
The explicit tangy zip of ginger lies top in the shelf in the spice cabinet. And why not? Besides being a savory spice, ginger soothes pain and joint inflammation. Over the years, it has served faithfully as a traditional medicine and has been consumed in the form of teas, tinctures, powders, food and oil. As time passed ginger capsules took a finite form. Applying a gel or cream containing ginger straight away on the affected area provides succour. Ginger has been known to improve osteoarthritis in knees, relieving pain in rheumatoid condition or after a muscle injury and ginger extract has been profoundly found to be a great substitute to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
1. REDUCES INFLAMMATION
Inflammation is a buzzword that we come across a lot of times. It sounds an alarming bell for alerting the body to get fixed from its stressful condition. The exclusive aspect of joint pain and various pro-inflammatory molecules initiate the development of this severity. Ginger has an active component called gingerol that suppresses the synthesis of such molecules and helps to treat rheumatoid arthritis by reducing the inflammation of joints. Regular intake of ginger is capable of preventing the onset of arthritis.
2. ANTIOXIDANT POWER
When the body is battling with sinners like free radicals, it is under tremendous stress. The anti-oxidant activity of ginger shuts down the hit of this oxidative stress which otherwise would create adverse effects by making the conditions of rheumatoid arthritis more painful. There is an over-production of reactive oxygen species leading to debilitating damage and insufficiency of anti-oxidant defense in such patients. Gingerol and shogaol fractions are potent anti-oxidant components of ginger and importantly have radical scavenging action.
3. OFFERS RELIEF IN ARTHRITIS
Arthritic pain can pull the rug right out from under life. Pain and inflammation are the inevitable consequences of this disease that usher significant lifestyle changes. Ginger again offers itself as an excellent asset for achieving relief from pain during arthritis as it blocks the calcium channel involved in the generation of nociceptive signals which cause pain generated by the neurological signaling.
The benefits of ginger along with Indian Frankincense are found in one joint supplement called FlexiQule that can effectively reduce pain and joint stiffness. Having 2-3 tablets in a day can give significant relief from pain.
4. THERAPEUTIC IN OSTEOARTHRITIS
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease in which the cartilage breaks down erratically causing pain, swelling and difficulty in moving the joints. It is that chronic disease in which if the conditions worsen, then bones may also break down. Ginger has add-on effects in the treatments of osteoarthritis and it also safely potentiates the impact of pain-killers. The oral ginger treatment or the topical application in osteoarthritis leads to significant reduction in pain and disability. Also, ginger has been included in herbal preparations which are effective as traditional treatments in improvising osteoarthritis symptoms.
5. PROTECTS FROM RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS COMPLICATIONS
Ginger has its overall effect of ginger extracts on the severity of rheumatoid arthritis that leads to plenty of complications in the body including the joints and bones. With its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties provides relief from this dreadful debilitating condition. The benefits of ginger can be obtained from fresh, dried or pickled forms or even from any other subsidiary form.
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