Dried Ginger Pieces
Compounds such as gingerol and shogaol in ginger offer beneficial effects for pain, inflammation, heart health, diabetes, cancer, brain health, and nausea caused by pregnancy, chemotherapy, or surgery
Ginger tea also helps calm motion sickness symptoms, like dizziness, vomiting, and cold sweats.
It is used to help alleviate menstrual cramps if you take it at the start of your period.
Research shows it is equally or more effective than over-the-counter pain relief medications
How to prepare:
quantity: approx. 5g per cup
temperature: 100 C
brewing time: 10 to 20 minutes
Multiple infusion: no
Food pairing: Works nice with cinnamon, cloves and after cooling honey with lemon
Great with dumplings, steamed buns, traditional chinese dishes. Try it with tiramisu!
Research suggests that consuming ginger in daily doses of 26 grams may help protect against heart disease.
Ginger may do this by: lowering blood pressure, helping prevent heart attacks, helping prevent blood clots, relieving heartburn, lowering cholesterol, improving blood circulation.
It helps manage weight and blood sugar levels
A lot of research shows that consuming ginger has beneficial effects on weight and blood sugar management. Research suggests that ginger may help manage body weight by: increasing the production of heat by your body which helps burn fat, increasing the breakdown of fats for energy, inhibiting fat storage, inhibiting fat absorption, helping control appetite.
In addition, ginger helps improve blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes and obesity by reducing fasting insulin levels, hemoglobin A1C, and triglycerides. Hemoglobin A1C is an indication of your blood sugar levels over the past 23 months.