Ginger is among the healthiest (and most delicious) spices on the planet. It is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain.
Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional/alternative medicine. It has been used to help digestion, reduce nausea and help fight the flu and common cold, to name a few.
It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects, Ginger appears to be highly effective against nausea and has a long history of use as a sea sickness remedy. Ginger appears to be very effective against menstrual pain when taken at the beginning of the menstrual period.
Studies also showed reductions in total cholesterol and blood triglycerides and other studies suggest that ginger can protect against age-related damage to the brain. It can also improve brain function in elderly women