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6 Ways How Starting Your Day With Ginger Can Help You

Ginger health benefits: From morning sickness to menstrual pain and improved digestion, here are the many reasons why you must start your day with ginger.

6 Ways How Starting Your Day With Ginger Can Help You

Ginger can help in reducing menstrual pain and reducing indigestion

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Ginger can help in fighting nausea and morning sickness
  2. It can help offering relief from cough, cold and sore throat
  3. It can help in reducing joint pain as well

A lot has been said about how to start your day. Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar says that starting day with a handful of nuts, or soaked raisins and kesar can provide you with multiple benefits, including less PMS symptoms. Other options include ginger water, jeera water, ajwain water, etc. In this article, we are going to particularly focus on the benefits of starting your day with ginger.

Ginger is one of the most versatile spices in existence. Not only is it a popular remedy for nausea, it can also help in improving digestion and reduce muscle pain. You can have ginger in the form of tea in morning. You can also chew some crushed ginger with honey, or can simply drink a glass of ginger-infused water.


Benefits of starting your day with ginger

1. Digestion

Ginger has been found to speed up emptying of stomach. This can be beneficial for people suffering from chronic indigestion and the discomfort it causes.

Also read: Improve Your Digestion At Home With These Kitchen Ingredients

2. Morning sickness

Ginger can specifically be beneficial for pregnancy-induced morning sickness. Drinking ginger tea can reduce nausea effectively.

3. Cough and cold

Ginger contains gingerol, a compound with strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. For quicker recovery from cough, cold and even sore throat, ginger tea in morning can be of great help.

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Ginger can help in offering relief from cough and cold
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Also read: Constant Cough And Cold Giving You A Hard Time? Try This Immunity Boosting Turmeric Latte For Some Relief

4. Muscle pain and soreness

In case you have overtrained or are simply having exercise-induced muscle pain and soreness, ginger can come to your rescue. Ginger appears to slow down progression of day-to-day muscle pain and soreness.

5. Osteoarthritis

This condition is characterised by joint pain and stiffness and anti-inflammatory properties of ginger can be helpful in reducing these symptoms. Contact your health expert to find out how to use ginger to help in reducing joint pain and stiffness.

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Ginger can help in reducing joint pain and stiffness
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6. Menstrual pain


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Drinking ginger tea or taking a ginger extract can help in reducing menstrual pain. You can have it several times in a day if the pain is severe.

Disclaimer: This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information. NDTV does not claim responsibility for this information.

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