GINGER OR ZINGIBER OFFICINALE BY OLALEKAN ODUNTAN.
Ginger or Zingiber Officinale is another gift to man that fights so many health related problems. The Rhizome is used in cooking our soup and its many health benefits to human are numerous. Belonging to the family of Zingiberaceae, Ginger or Zingiber Officinale, if boiled with water and taken or eaten raw like that takes care of our body and makes us have a healthy life. Constant cold can be taken care of by eating Rhizome of Zingiber Officinale regularly. And it also takes care of ailments such as cough and asthmatic conditions. It also acts as stimulant to make us eat very well. It takes care of rheumatism and chronic piles in human beings. Ginger cures other health problems like hepatitis, liver diseases, obesity and typhoid fever. It also fights diseases like malaria and digestive disorders in human beings. Whichever way we look at it, the health benefits of Ginger or Zingiber Officinale to man are unimaginable and if taken regularly either in cooking our foods or chewed and swallowed with water, the health of human beings is the better for it in the end.