Medicinal value of  Ginger
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Medicinal value of Ginger


Ginger is high in gingerol, a substance with potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. 

Ginger appears to be effective in reducing the day-to-day progression of muscle pain  and may reduce exercise-induced muscle soreness.

It also helps to reduce symptoms of osteoarthritis, which is a widespread health problem. 

Ginger has been shown to lower blood sugar levels and to improve various heart disease risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes.


Ginger appears to be very effective against menstrual pain when taken at the beginning of the menstrual period. 

Studies suggest that ginger can protect against age-related damage to the brain.

It can also improve brain function in elderly men & women. 

It is very effective against the oral bacteria linked to inflammatory diseases in the gums, such as gingivitis and periodontitis.

References :

Black C.D., O’Connor P.J. Acute effects of dietary ginger on muscle pain induced by eccentric exercise.  Phytother Res. 2010 Nov.; 24(11):1620-6

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