Ginger has become the trendy plant used not all and for all. He is from India. Known for its spicy taste, it is used as a spice by almost all gastronomy and in traditional medicine.
Ginger, a root and many virtues
Ginger is a mine of virtues for health, known for its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic or aphrodisiac effect. It can be used in juice that is applied to the skin to relieve pain or relieve fever. It can also be drunk as part of a slimming diet or a detox cure.
Limited use and not for everyone
Vigilance is required when it comes to the dosage of ginger, in high doses it can cause reactions such as irritation or intestinal disorders such as bloating for example. Ginger is also not recommended for some people, here are 4 for which the consumption of ginger becomes harmful:
1 – The pregnant woman: Ginger is not prescribed for pregnant women; it can cause premature labor due to uterine contractions. It can also affect the sex hormones of the fetus. However, there are studies that, on the contrary, confirm its effectiveness and safety in pregnant women. Indeed, ginger has been effective in the case of morning sickness and vomiting during the first trimester of pregnancy. But it is formally inadvisable during the last half of pregnancy. It is recommended to consult a doctor before consuming ginger.
2 – A small person: Ginger is very advisable in slimming, we see cures and juices to no longer finish, it is an appetite suppressant that consumed before meals, gives a feeling of satiety. It is therefore not a good idea to eat ginger when you are small or frail.
3 – Subjects with problems of coagulation: Ginger stimulates the circulation of blood and accelerates the flow, it can increase the risk of bleeding. It is very dangerous for people with bleeding problems who are taking drugs that slow down clotting.
4 – Individuals who take medications: Taking ginger with drugs can create reactions and cause serious side effects especially for treatment against clotting, betablockers or diabetes medications. Indeed, ginger can multiply their effects.
Other warnings from Ginger:
There are certain combinations of plants that are to be avoided when consuming ginger: Ginger can interact with onion, garlic, cloves, ginseng or turmeric. These associations can cause a slowing of blood clotting and increase the risk of bleeding in some people.
As for the drugs, a cure of ginger is not advised during the taking of drugs such as aspirin or heparin. Ginger must also be avoided before surgery.