Ginger: Properties and benefits

Ginger is a root with enormous beneficial and therapeutic properties. It is in particular very useful for our digestive system since it has very powerful digestive properties. It is therefore particularly suitable in cases of dyspepsia, stomach acidity, colitis, flatulence, etc. It also appears to be an excellent probiotic and therefore has the ability to proliferate the intestinal bacterial flora (thus avoiding dangerous states of dysbiosis). It has proven anti-inflammatory properties as well as a very powerful antioxidant action in our body (it is therefore able to fight the harmful action of free radicals). It is also a wonderful blood anticoagulant (as well as very useful for containing cholesterol levels in the blood) and is therefore a precious ally of the cardiovascular system as a whole. It is particularly rich in mineral salts (sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc etc.) which make it a precious ally for the health of our body. It contains group B vitamins (very useful for the well-being of our cellular system, nervous system and metabolic system) and vitamin E (with precious antioxidant properties). For all the benefits it can bring to our body it would be advisable to consume it every day, even in salads, combined with other roots and vegetables with a powerful antioxidant and detoxifying action (chicory, turmeric, garlic, watercress,