Ginger treats many things

Ginger root contains pungent anti-oxidant substances known as gingerols that provide some pretty amazing health benefits. Let’s look at them here.


Zingiber officinale (ginger) is a spice and also an herbal medicine. It is used in numerous forms: fresh, dried, pickled (with sushi), candied, crystallized, powdered or ground.

Research has recently markedly increased in ginger and its various components. Because it has been used for more than 3,000 years and shows preventive and therapeutic effects in medicine, scientific studies focus on verifying ginger’s pharmacological and physiological actions.[1] At least 115 constituents of fresh and dried ginger have been identified by analytical processes.