Ginger, a root with unexpected benefits !
The ginger is known for its aphrodisiac virtues. This root has also several benefits for the health, in addition to be a sexual stimulant. Famille Mary will explain you everything on the ginger, and will present you its products from the hive with ginger.
Know all about ginger:
- - Common name: Ginger
- Scientific name: Zingiber officinale
- Family: Zingiberaceae
- Origin: Asia
What is ginger?
For several years, the ginger is consumed worldwide. It is known in several countries for its culinary value but also to soothe different pains as rheumatism, tiredness, nausea, cold, headache but especially digestive problems. The ginger can be consumed in many forms, it is a root which is good for the health. The ginger is harvested in sunny and tropical areas, mainly in Asia (India, China, Nepal).
After having analyzed the ginger, we notice that it is composed of two parts :
- The underground part, called rhizome, is knotted and composed of many roots. The rhizome, whose the pulp is yellow inside, is the stock plant and ensure its survival.
- The aerial part is composed of leafs and a stem of around a height meter. The leafs are lanceolated and perfumed. The flowers are yellow with red lip. The fruits contain few black seeds.
The ginger multiplies and reproduces thanks to the division of its rhizome. It needs a wet, warm and sunny weather to grow. This is why, we often find it in tropical countries.
The ginger is rich in minerals : manganese, phosphorus, magnesium but also calcium, sodium and iron. It also contains B3, B1 and B2 vitamins in lower quantity. In addition, fresh ginger contains C vitamin.
There is also copper in raw ginger, this element is essential for the development of haemoglobin and collagen in the organism. These proteins are used for the structure and the repairs of tissues.
The ginger is also a plant known for its richness in antioxidants. The ginger has at least 40 antioxidant components. With turmeric, mint, coriander, broccoli, and Brussels sprout, the ginger is classified among the most antioxidant fresh vegetables.
The ginger, its virtues and its benefits ont the health:
This plant contains many active principles.
The ginger mainly acts on the whole organism in different ways, and contributes to the health and the well-being. This medicinal plant :
- Favours the digestion
- Limits nausea and vomiting
- Is a powerful anti-inflammatory
- Reduces feelings of tiredness
- Is good for the heart
- Reduces headaches, and beginning of migraines
How to consume ginger?
The ginger is known to stimulate the immune system but also the libido. It will act as an aphrodisiac, especially for women during the menopause.
We recommend to take 2 to 5 grams of ginger rhizome divided in 2 or 3 times a day. But you can also consume it in herbal tea, mother tincture, energizing beverages, or grated.
There are many ways to consume it, but we estimate that we need to take 500 mg per day to have notable effects on the organism. Thus, Famille Mary has combined products from the hive with ginger to fully benefit from all the benefits of these natural active ingredients.
Famille Mary's products with ginger:
Honey and Ginger
Organic Digestion Grog
Organic Vitality Infusion