Ginger is an herb that is used for therapeutic purposes and spicing up meals. The underground stem referred to rhizome can be used while fresh, dried, powdered or as a juice or oil. This herb falls under Zingiberaceae family. The volatile oils that are extracted from this herb have been considered a remedy for chest and nasal congestion. Some people use ginger to reduce the symptoms of bronchitis, upper respiratory tract infection, cough, arthritis, menstrual cramps and muscle pain.
According to the National Library of Medicine1, they found that ginger is widely used throughout the world for treating morning sickness, nausea, vomiting after surgery, loss of appetite, nausea resulting from cancer treatment, stomach upset, flatulence, colic and motion sickness.
Has you can notice from the above information, you can agree with me that ginger is indeed an herb that can help you solve a number of health complications that you might be facing. To prepare it is very simple. Pour two cups of boiling water over a piece of peeled, grated ginger; steep for at least ten minutes and then strain. Add a pinch of cayenne pepper to the water and take the mixture as needed.