10 Reasons Ginger Is Considered A Superfood

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2. Colds

The antiviral components of ginger helps to keep the body from attracting any additional types of bacteria. Gingivitis, for example is the result of an oral bacteria that can be found in the gums. Among the respiratory infections it can resolve, it is effective in treating the RSV virus.

 

3. Muscle Pain

Ginger offers a slow but sure relief in muscle pain when taken daily over the course of a week or two. Ginger contains gingerol which is an anti-inflammatory and has been shown to be effective in relieving the pain from osteoarthritis as well as migraine headaches.

 

4. Malabsorption

When we consume food, it has to move out of the mouth and travel through the colon. Usually, things run smoothly, but if food gets stuck along the way it can create an obstruction, rot, or ferment which is a serious condition that could become fatal if not caught in time. Consuming ginger on a regular basis helps keep your digestion flowing and helps you to better metabolize your food.

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