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"Ginger For Your Health"
The hot, spicy taste is only moderately impacted by heating.
Ginger stimulates the secretion of saliva and sweat, and by
stimulating the stomach nerves which are heat sensitive, it
causes an intensive burning sensation. Ginger also stimulates
the production of gall juice and thus facilitates the digestion
of fat. Ginger stimulates one's appetite and the production of
digestive juices.Ginger, as one of its magic nutritional powers,
can help you adapt to a new climate and new forms of cooking.
Ginger is used in Asian medicine to treat stomach aches, nausea,
and diarrhea, which are all likely to bring you down on a short
trip abroad. Ginger has extensive uses in aromatherapy as well
Ginger yields an essential oil that is steam distilled from the
unpeeled, dried and ground root. Ginger oil is used in
combination with sandalwood, cedar wood and patchouli, which
renders a woody-spicy scent to the mixture. The uses of ginger
as a digestive aid can be largely attributed to the presence of
gingerols and shogaols, which help neutralise stomach acids,
enhance the secretion of digestive juices and tone the muscles
of the digestive tract. Read more on
ginger at http://www.sportstraininghelp.com/ginger.html.
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