Other than adding flavour to foods, the intake of ginger has also proved to be the instant relief from the headaches.
Ginger helps in reducing the inflammation of the blood vessels in the head, hence easing the pain.
Since it stimulates digestion, it also helps quell nausea which occurs during migraines.
How to consume it for headaches?
Steep ginger root for tea, or mix equal parts of ginger juice and lemon juice and drink up.
You can consume this once or twice a day.
You can also apply a paste of ginger powder and 2 tablespoons water on your forehead for a few minutes to provide quicker relief.
Other benefits of Ginger
Risk of diabetes
Intake of Ginger reduces the risk of diabetes. Scientists have linked the presence of active compounds in ginger with the improvement in insulin and metabolism.
Ginger helps in lowering blood pressure and decrease blood lipids (fats) levels, both of which help protect against heart disease.
Risk of cancer
The Ginger reduces cellular activity that causes DNA changes, cell death, and proliferation of cancer cells.
Ginger is a proven ingredient for your journey of weight management.