The efficacy and role of ginger.2021-12-31
The role of ginger
1. Cool down and refresh, increase appetite:
Because ginger contains oily volatile oils such as gingerol, gingerene, phellandrene, citral and aroma; there are also gingerol, resin, starch and fiber. Therefore, ginger has the effects of excitement, perspiration, cooling, and refreshing in the hot season; it can relieve fatigue, fatigue, anorexia, insomnia, abdominal distension, abdominal pain and other symptoms; ginger also has the effect of strengthening the stomach and increasing appetite. The summer climate is hot, saliva, The secretion of gastric juice will be reduced, which will affect people’s appetite. If you eat a few slices of ginger during meals, it will increase your appetite; ginger also has a relieving or analgesic effect on stomach diseases, such as pain, vomiting, and vomiting caused by gastritis and gastroduodenal ulcers. For pantothenic acid, hunger, etc., drink 50 grams of ginger decoction to quickly eliminate the symptoms.
2. Antibacterial disease prevention and treatment of enteritis:
Scientists in the United States and Denmark have confirmed through experiments that dried ginger powder can relieve the symptoms of motion sickness, such as headache, dizziness, nausea, and vomiting, with an effective rate of about 90%, and the efficacy can last for more than 4 hours. The folk use ginger to prevent motion sickness and seasickness, and some use ginger slices to paste Neiguan acupoint, which has obvious anti-sickness effect.
In the summer season, the growth and reproduction of bacteria are very active, which can easily contaminate food and cause acute gastroenteritis. At this time, eat some ginger or use dried ginger and tea and drink it after brewing with boiling water, which can play a preventive effect. Scientists have discovered through research that ginger can act as certain antibiotics, especially for Salmonella. Ginger also has the effect of killing oral pathogenic bacteria and intestinal pathogenic bacteria. Ginger water gargle to treat bad breath and periodontitis, the effect is remarkable.
3, appetizing and strengthening the spleen, heatstroke prevention and emergency:
In summer, people are greedy for the cold, and they like to blow the fan and air conditioner against them. It is easy to catch the cold and cause a cold. Drink some ginger syrup in time at this time, which will help expel the cold from the body. Traditional Chinese medicine believes that ginger can “pass the spirit”, that is, refreshing. In summer, when heatstroke and fainting are unconscious, pour it with a glass of ginger juice, which can make the patient wake up quickly. For patients with general heat, dizziness, palpitations, chest tightness and nausea, it is beneficial to eat some ginger soup appropriately. The traditional Chinese patent medicine for heatstroke prevention in our country, Rendan, contains ginger ingredients, the purpose is to drive the wind and stomach and refresh the brain.
Recommended two ways to eat ginger
Morning with ginger slices: After waking up in the morning, drink a cup of boiling water, then scrape the ginger, cut into thin slices, take 4~5 slices and blanch them, then put the ginger slices in your mouth for 10~30 minutes and chew. Consistently eat it, which is of great benefit to preventing colds.
Drinking ginger and jujube soup: Take 10 jujubes, 5 slices of ginger, brown sugar, decoction instead of tea, once a day, especially suitable for people with cold hands and feet in winter.
Contraindications for consumption: You only need about 10 grams of ginger each time. Excessive consumption of gingerol will stimulate the kidneys during excretion by the kidneys, causing symptoms such as dry mouth, sore throat, and constipation. Ginger has the effect of detoxification and sterilization. Those with internal heat should not eat it. Do not eat rotten ginger and frozen ginger, because ginger will produce carcinogens when it deteriorates.