Ginger has a unique fragrance and flavor from its natural oils called gingerol. Gingerol is the main bioactive compound in ginger, responsible for much of its medicinal properties. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects
Reduce Menstrual Pain
Menstrual pain (dysmenorrhea) refers to pain felt during a woman's menstrual cycle.
One of the traditional uses of ginger is for pain relief, including menstrual pain.
In one study, 150 women were instructed to take 1 gram of ginger powder per day, for the first 3 days of the menstrual period (14). Ginger managed to reduce pain as effectively as the drugs mefenamic acid and ibuprofen.
The Active Ingredient in Ginger Can Help Fight Infections.
- Ginger Contains Gingerol, a Substance With Powerful Medicinal Properties. ...
- Ginger Can Treat Many Forms of Nausea, Especially Morning Sickness. ...
- Ginger May Reduce Muscle Pain and Soreness. ...
- The Anti-Inflammatory