Ginger is Ayurveda.Get rid of your Sickness.

There are about a hundred varieties of ginger, all native to tropical Asia. Today, it is the most widely cultivated spice and grown in tropical regions the world over.

In India, it was used and cultivated by Vedic medical practitioners.

What medicine says: Ginger is a stimulating herb that relieves flatulence, strengthens the digestive system, stimulates glandular secretions and relieves nausea. In Chinese medicine it is used to treat colds, coughs, diarrhea, uterine bleeding, urinary bleeding and digestive disorders. It is also used to treat cold associated with shock. Dry ginger is said to be good for chronic bronchitis.

It is widely used in Ayurveda to treat a host of disorders—digestive complaints, morning sickness, jaundice, piles, colds and coughs, asthma, bronchitis, whooping cough and impotency.

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Sanjana Shenoy

About Sanjana Shenoy

A dietitian from Mangalore, India. A post graduate diploma holder in “Dietetics” and a university topper from Welcomgroup School of Hotel Administration from the prestigious Manipal University. At present working as a Dietitian for the Manipal Group of Hospitals namely KMC hospital Mangalore, India. Consultant for corporates like Infosys and others, conducting talks and presentations for various associations and local television shows.

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5 Responses to Ginger is Ayurveda.Get rid of your Sickness.

  1. T.S.SUNDARAM October 14, 2009 at 10:30 am #

    I am a regular consumer of ginger along with my Lunch. Because of my doing it, all my family members also follow the same. I am doing it because I have read somewhere that Ginger-juice stimulates the secretion of digestive juices. This helps digestion and prevents gas formation. I am an out-and-out vegetarian.

  2. Sanjana Shenoy
    Sanjana - Dietitian October 14, 2009 at 11:20 am #

    Thats a wonderful suggestion. I am sure more of my readers will implement this.

  3. T.S.SUNDARAM January 1, 2010 at 8:50 pm #

    Ginger is a small medicine chest all by itself in the kitchen. Ginger can relieve motion and morning sickness,and calm an upset stomach when you have overindulged. Either a cup of ginger tea or a glass of ginger ale can give quick relief if you are getting stomach flu. Gingeris loaded with anti viral compounds that fight rhinovirus,and common cold.

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