Fresh Ginger or Ginger root is an important herb in Ayurveda as it acts as a stimulant, expectorant, carminative and a flatulent. Ginger has been known to help with digestion, remove toxins from the body, and deal with respiratory disorders.
Ginger is known to be good for cough and colds as well as Nausea and morning sickness. A tea made with Ginger and honey is good for releasing the congestion in a cold-created headache. Using Ginger on a regular basis is helpful to reduce inflammation for those suffering with Arthritis.
Ginger can be used to prevent the formation of stomach ulcers which are painful sores that are formed in the lining of the stomach causing indigestion, heartburn, abdominal discomfort, and tiredness.
Ginger reduces menstrual pain and can be used to prevent the growth of Cancer cells related to Ovarian and Prostrate Cancer.