Ginger can be found in plenty of places but its benefits aren’t widely known by most people. The plant has been used in food and drinks for a long time due to its taste, but it is said that ic can also improve your health. Here we look at 6 key health benefits of ginger.

Nausea

Ginger is fantastic in the battle against nausea. It has a long history of being used for sea sickness but it can also be used for all sorts of travel sickness. There are other types of nausea such as morning sickness in pregnancy where it can also help you feel better.

Muscle pain

Ginger is believed to have anti-inflammatory properties which help to reduce pain. This is great after exercising and can help to build up resistance. It’s not a magical solution but if taken every day then it can really help.

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a horrible condition but one that is very common. It involves the degeneration of joints which can, in turn, be very painful. Studies have shown that ginger can reduce this pain, but it can also reduce muscle stiffness.

Blood sugar levels

Diabetes is a common condition which affects many people around the world. Ginger has shown it may help to lower blood sugar levels and improve hemoglobin A1c, a marker of long-term levels. Another effect is reducing markers for certain proteins which have been linked to heart disease.

Menstrual pain

For many women, menstrual pain feels like a recurring nightmare which they have to suffer through each month. Thankfully, ginger can help. It has been shown to help reduce pain as effectively as anti-inflammatory drugs and will help you to get on with your day in a lot more comfort.

Cholesterol

There are many changes that you can make in your diet that are going to help reduce cholesterol and taking ginger is one of them. It helps to lower LDL levels which have been shown to have a strong link to heart disease.

Thankfully for you, there are many places you can consume ginger, including from our Overhang drink. It’ll help to give you a boost in the morning, get over any nausea and give you all these health benefits in the process.