For like thousands of years, ginger has been used to cure many problems related to stomach. It has an anti-inflammatory property, which helps in preventing many diseases. Ginger plays a very significant role in cooking too.

Ginger contains

Calories- 8

Carbohydrates- 2 grams

Fibre- 0.2 grams

Protein- 0.2 grams

Health Benefits

Some research says that people with osteoarthritis can take ginger as it helps in reducing the pain. Study shows that taking 250mg of ginger daily for three months can reduce arthritis pain in knees.

Eating raw ginger or keep it in the mouth can reduce motion sickness or nausea for some people, especially pregnant women.

Most of the clinical survey shows eating ginger before surgery reduces the chances of vomiting and nausea after 24hrs of surgery.

Health Risk

Over intake of ginger can be a reason for mouth and throat infection.

It can cause central nervous system depression if taken in a more considerable amount.

It can also increase the tendency of bleeding