Find out how this magic spice can improve your life.
You've probably reached for ginger ale when you weren’t feeling well, but did you ever wonder why this beverage soothes your belly woes? Ginger is one of the most commonly consumed foods the world over. It’s pungent, spicy, and chock-full of benefits. If you don’t want to eat it raw, ginger comes in a variety of other forms, in capsules, teas, powders, oils, tinctures, and in foods. Here's how ginger can benefit your health in nine unique ways.
Migraine sufferers might look to ginger for relief from those throbbing headaches. In one study of 100 patients that experienced an acute migraine without an aura, random patients either received ginger powder or a drug used for treating migraine headaches. Two hours after their headaches, the severity decreased significantly for both groups. This natural solution to migraine pain might also have fewer side effects than taking drugs for the pain.