Treasures of Nature (Prakriti Ka Khazana) – Adrak
Adrak, is a well-known herb and its root is commonly used as a spice or as a folk medicine. Ginger is believed to be originated from the Indian subcontinent and the Ginger plants that are grown in India shows a great variety of genetic variations. It is hot in nature and tastes pungent or acrid.
Properties of Ginger: Antibacterial, Antiseptic, Laxative, Antiviral, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-fungal, Detoxicant, Anti-spasmodic, Synergistic, Anti-cancer
- Provides relief from watery motions, nausea and vomiting
- Cures digestive problems, stomach pain, diarrhoea, bloating and flatulence
- Helps reduce intestinal inflammation
- Cures respiratory problems like sore throat, cough, catarrh, asthma
- Wonderful cure for Arthritis
- Used in treating paralysis
- Helps reduce back pain, ear infections, migraine headache
- Helps regulate the menstrual cycle in women
- It helps in combating cancer mainly Colon cancer, Intestinal cancer and Ovarian cancer
- It improves blood circulation and regulates heart beat
- Very effective medicine to regulate triglyceride in the body, lessens bad cholesterol and reduces hypertension
- Helps reduce the labor duration
- The bark is excellent to cure skin diseases which cures skin blemishes, athlete’s foot, ring worm, boils, blood impurities, spleen diseases.
- This help prevent blood clots and can be used as a sedative.
- Powdered leaves help wounds heal faster, treats liver disorders, cures indigestion, constipation and kills intestinal worms.
- Flowers can help cure cough, cold, copse.
- The dried root can cure bronchitis, dyspepsia and asthma.
- Leaves help in providing relief to stomach pains, headaches and even fever.
- Parts of herb is used in treating joint pains, mumps, piles, eye and ear infections, tooth cavities.
- Specific parts of this wonder herb is even used in treating erectile dysfunction in men and female infertility.
Side effects of Ginger:
- High dosages of this spice might cause high blood pressure
- May cause acidity or stomach reactions
- It might interact with blood thinning drugs and not advised for patients with bleeding disorders
- Ginger may lower blood sugar levels in diabetic patients
- Not advisable spice during pregnancy