Ginger and Moringa have been used for decades, in order to combat multiple diseases, and have always yielded excellent results. Some recent studies have shown that if these two ingredients are used in combination and in the right portions, their effect will be much faster and more effective as well.
Properties of Moringa:
The Moringa is also known as the tree of life and it is part of the traditional medicine of India, known as Ayurveda. It is native to India, as well as Afghanistan and Pakistan, but thanks to the extraordinary properties that it has, it became so popular that it is now cultivated in a lot of other parts of the world.
Relief of arthritis
Moringa contributes to reducing inflammation thanks to the anti-inflammatory components that it has. Additionally, it contains minerals, like magnesium, iron, copper, potassium or calcium, which also help in strengthening the locomotor system, avoiding some diseases in the future.
Protection against cancer
The extract the moringa leaves contain was clinically observed and it has been shown that it actually inhibits the proliferation of cancer cells, as it contains benzyl isothiocyanate. A lot of scientific studies have shown that this chemical compound has chemoprotective abilities against cancer.
It is also helpful for people that are undergoing chemotherapy, as the strengthening of their cells, help them to support cancer treatment.
In a study conducted on animals, it was observed that the effects of the moringa could be compared with the drug simvastatin, in order to lower cholesterol; According to the Journal of Ethnopharmacology.
The moringa leaves were used in traditional Indian medicine in order to reduce or eliminate a headache, as well as a migraine, as a result of the anti-inflammatory action that they have. Generally, it has an analgesic action which relieves pain.
Components like thiocarbamate and isothiocyanate glycosides act as hypnotists, making it very beneficial for those people that suffer from high blood pressure.
For the stomach
Moringa has anti-ulcer effects, so it is a healthy remedy for cases of stomach ulcers. This protective action is also beneficial for cases of stomach acid.
Protects the liver
A sluggish liver function can severely damage our body, triggering problems with hormones, digestion, and even mental health. Moringa can prevent liver diseases, and recover the health of this organ.
Use it against anemia
It also contains a lot of nutrients which prevent or fight anemia. It is loaded with proteins, as well as vitamins and minerals.
Properties of ginger:
There are lot more ginger root benefits than you can imagine. From diabetes to brain aging, from memory and attention to healthy balance. What we have to do is learn how to consume it properly.
Ginger is not just a spice or an adding flavor. We will take a look at all remarkable ginger root benefits for both physical and mental health, and how to use the optimum.
Some recent studies have shown that ginger is actually very good at combating the type 2 diabetes, as it is regularly, as well as consistently consumed and helps to lower and control the levels of blood sugar, which is responsible for this and other evils.
Dizziness for travel
When it comes to avoiding this problem, the best thing which is advisable to do is to consume ginger 3 hours before boarding the plane, car, boat and so on. It prevents dizziness and motion sickness. Also, when it comes to longer trips, the specialists have recommended consuming ginger half an hour before and in the middle of the crossing re-ingest again. You can also drink an infusion made from dried root mixed with some fruits.
Cancer patients consume ginger in order to reduce vomiting after a lightning strike. You should know that you should actually not eat when your stomach is empty.
Pregnant women can consume ginger, to reduce dizziness and vomiting in the first few months. Prepare an infusion of half a teaspoon of dried root in a cup of water and is drunk several times during the day.
Warning: DO NOT practice this treatment for more than two months in a row.
As it has antibacterial power, ginger is also good for preventing the appearance of ulcers. This root also serves to balance the production of gastric juices.
How to prepare the infusion of moringa and ginger?
- 85 g fresh ginger;
- 10 pretty green moringa leaves;
- A teaspoon of honey (optional);
- 4 cups water.
First, wash the ginger root very well and cut it into slices. Boil them together with 4 cups of water for about 10 minutes. Then, turn off the heat and add the moringa leaves. Cover and let stand for about 5 minutes. Strain the mixture and you are ready to drink. If you wish you can add a teaspoon of honey too.
You should take this infusion one cup in the morning and one before you go to sleep.
Source/Inspired: Healthy Food Choices
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