Ginger is sweet, pungent and warm. It has the effects of dispelling cold and sweating, warming the stomach, anti-emetic, sterilizing and analgesic, and anti-inflammatory. It can also relax capillaries, enhance blood circulation, excite the stomach, and help digestion. Fresh ginger can be used for "wind-cold pathogenic heat, typhoid fever, headache, nasal congestion, cough and gas, vomiting, expectoration and lowering gas". Dried ginger is suitable for "cold abdominal pain, evil cholera, fullness, disinfection of wind pathogens, air knotting between the skin, and hemostasis of saliva." In the life practice and medical practice among the people, many proven prescriptions for treating diseases with ginger have been gradually explored, and they have good curative effects.
1. To cure vomiting
1 tablespoon of ginger juice, 2 tablespoons of honey, add 3 tablespoons of boiling water, mix thoroughly, and take it once after boiling.
2. Treat wind-cold bone pain and joint pain
Appropriate amount of ginger and scallion, smashed and heated, wrapped with cloth and pressed on the affected part, several times a day. Put several slices of ginger on the affected area, and moxibustion with moxa sticks.
3. Treat stomach attacks
Take 12 grams each of ginger and cinnamon, add appropriate amount of water to decoct and take it, twice a day.
4. Treat gastric and duodenal ulcers
Chop 25 grams of ginger, put it in a pork belly, add water and simmer, and eat it several times.
5. Treat fainting due to heat stroke
Appropriate amount of ginger and leek, 1 head of garlic, smashed together to get juice and fed.
6. Treatment of acute bacillary dysentery
25 grams of ginger and 50 grams of brown sugar are mashed into a paste and taken three times a day for several days.
7. Treat postpartum abdominal pain
150 grams each of ginger and angelica, 1000 grams of mutton, add some water to stew, and take it in divided doses.
8. Treatment of bruises and lumbar sprains
Ginger and taro are mashed in half, add some flour and mix thoroughly, apply to the affected area, replace twice a day.
9. Treatment of acute gastroenteritis
5 slices of ginger, 20 grams of tea leaves, 1 head of garlic, smashed, decocted in water and mixed with brown sugar, drink in moderation, 3 times a day.
10. Treat cold dysentery
4 slices of ginger, 15 grams of tea leaves, decoct thick and add half a tablespoon of vinegar, drink it while it is hot, 3 times a day.
11. Treatment of dysentery
4 slices of ginger, 15 grams of tea leaves, 6 grams of Coptis chinensis, decocted in water to cool and drink, 3 times a day.
12. Treat malaria
4 slices of ginger, 15 grams of tea leaves, decocted in water and adjusted to an appropriate amount of brown sugar, drink it while it is hot, 2 times a day.
13. Cure motion sickness and seasickness
One piece of ginger is pasted on the navel, and one piece of Shangshi Pain Relief Ointment is pasted on the outside, which has obvious relief effect.
14. Treat frostbite and frostbite
Smash an appropriate amount of ginger, soak it in an appropriate amount of white wine, take the juice and warm it to wipe the affected area, 3 times a day.
15. Treat too much sweaty feet
15 grams of ginger, 15 grams of dried alum, boiled water to wash feet, once a day.
16. Treatment of cold, cough, chronic cough due to deficiency and cold
5 slices of ginger, add appropriate amount of walnut meat and brown sugar, mash it and eat it.
17. Treat red and white dysentery
Equal parts of ginger and green tea, add some water and decoct it thickly.
18. Treatment of abdominal pain due to deficiency and cold in women
Ginger, brown sugar appropriate amount of decocted water to take.
19. Sweating relieves the surface, warming the lungs and relieving cough
10 slices of ginger, 7 grams of tea leaves, decocted in water and taken while hot.
20. Cure cold and cold
A few slices of ginger, 250 grams of white radish, an appropriate amount of brown sugar, decocted soup while it is hot, and it will be relieved immediately after sweating. 6 grams of ginger, 5 scallions, appropriate amount of brown sugar, decocted and served hot, effective for the initial cold or mild symptoms. 90 grams of ginger, 60 grams of white radish, and 60 grams of water chestnuts, smashed to get the juice, washed with boiling water in 3 times, one dose per day. 6 grams of ginger, 2 scallions, 4 jujubes, decocted and taken. It is effective for those with mild symptoms, no sweat, and sleepiness. 5 grams of ginger, 1 scallion, 15 grams of mung bean, 30 grams of radish, 4 jujubes, decocted in water, 3 times a day, mixed with boiled water, effective for colds, fever, thirst and unresolved symptoms. 30 grams each of ginger and scallion, 6 grams of salt, and a cup of white wine. Pound ginger, scallion, and salt into a mud, add white wine and mix thoroughly, and rub it on the chest, back, elbow, palm, and foot. It is effective for cold body pain, joint pain, and fever. Simmer 10 grams of ginger, cut it open and rub it on Baihui, Dazhui, or from Dazhui down to Mingmen, until the skin is reddish, it can eliminate aversion to cold and body aches.