(1) 1. Treatment of colds
The weather is cold in winter, and wind-cold and cold are hard to guard against. Ginger is a traditional medicine for dispelling cold in our country. The body is contaminated with cold, so drink some ginger syrup to expel the wind and cold in the body, warm the body, and prevent colds in winter. Colds caused by summer heat and wind heat are not suitable for consumption.
2. Prevention of motion sickness
Ginger has a pungent taste and mainly contains zingiberene, a volatile and irritating component, which can alleviate the "exercise maladaptation" caused by exercise. It is common for folks to eat ginger to prevent motion sickness and seasickness. The general amount is 3 drops to 10 drops of ginger juice, and it is taken after mixing. You can also take a small piece to eat when dizzy or smell its pungent smell to treat motion sickness.
3. Good detoxification product
Ginger has a significant therapeutic effect on toxins such as Pinellia, Aconitum, Naoyanghua, cassava, and Baibu, and can even detoxify fish and crabs. Detoxification method: For mild cases, gargle with ginger juice urgently, and take 5 ml orally, and then continue to take 5 ml every 4 hours. For those who are seriously poisoned and comatose, immediately feed 60 ml of 25% dried ginger soup through the nose, and then pour 5 ml of fresh ginger juice every 3 hours.
4. Eliminate bacteria
Ginger has a certain antibacterial effect, especially against Salmonella. Regular consumption of ginger can prevent acute gastroenteritis caused by bacterial infection. At the same time, ginger also has a killing effect on skin fungi and Trichomonas vaginalis. Gargling with ginger water can also treat bad breath and periodontitis, and has anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. How to use: Ginger can be directly crushed for external application on wounds, or ginger boiled water can be used to clean wounds, both of which can prevent infection.
5. Sober up
Ginger is pungent, can accelerate blood circulation, and can promote the digestion of alcohol in the blood. Drinking a sip of ginger and honey water after drinking can relieve or eliminate drunkenness. And honey has a good preventive effect on headaches after drinking
6. Prevent dandruff
Regularly washing the scalp with hot ginger water can effectively slow down the metabolism of the scalp, prevent scalp loss, and reduce scalp troubles. In addition, washing hair with ginger water often has a certain therapeutic effect on baldness. Gingerene can directly penetrate the epidermis of the skin and penetrate deep into the root of the hair follicle, which has a good nourishing effect on the hair and can prevent dandruff at the same time.
7. Delay aging
Ginger contains gingerol, vitamin C and other antioxidant ingredients, among which gingerol can produce an antioxidant enzyme after entering the body, which can identify and remove free radicals inside the body, delay aging, and its effect is even the number of vitamin E times.
8. Treatment of foot odor
In life, foot odor has always puzzled many friends, even willing to spend a lot of money to treat foot odor, but the effect is very little. In fact, insisting on soaking feet in ginger water can treat foot odor very well. When boiling the footwashing water, add a few slices of ginger when the water boils, let the water boil for 10 minutes, add a little salt, a little white vinegar, soak the feet with this kind of ginger water, persist for a week, and the foot odor can be removed.
(2) Ginger has many wonderful uses, but as an ingredient, seven types of people are not suitable for consumption
1. People with yin deficiency constitution
Deficiency of yin means dry and hot constitution, manifested as hot hands, feet and palms, sweaty palms and love to drink water, often dry mouth, dry eyes, dry nose, dry skin, upset and irritable, poor sleep, and ginger is pungent and warm, people with yin deficiency eat ginger It will aggravate the symptoms of yin deficiency.
2. Those with severe internal heat
People who suffer from lung heat, dry cough, stomach heat, vomiting, bad breath, bleeding hemorrhoids, sores and ulcers should not eat ginger. If it is a febrile illness, it must be compatible with cold and cool medicines to neutralize the heat of ginger when eating ginger.
3. People with hair loss should pay attention to ginger
Many people use ginger externally to treat hair loss. Indeed, ginger is warm in nature and pungent in taste, which can indeed increase local blood circulation, stimulate hair follicles to open, and promote hair regeneration. However, it should be noted that hair loss is a febrile disease. Ginger will generate heat if used for a long time. Using heat medicine to treat febrile diseases is in conflict with the principle of "cool medicine for fever" that is emphasized in traditional Chinese medicine, so use it as little as possible.
4. Hepatitis patients
Under normal circumstances, patients with hepatitis should avoid eating ginger, because regular consumption of ginger can cause excessive anger in the liver. If you want to restrain the anger caused by eating ginger, you can also choose some foods that can soothe the liver and regulate qi. For example, drink with hawthorn and chrysanthemum bubble tea, so that you can eliminate the dryness caused by ginger without hurting your body.
5. Those with yellow sputum
People with yellow phlegm are due to lung heat and dryness of the lungs, and ginger is warm in nature. Eating ginger can easily aggravate the symptoms.
6. Bad breath
Traditional Chinese medicine believes that bad breath is caused by stomach heat. Ginger is warm in nature, and people with stomach heat will aggravate the original stomach heat, and even cause toothache, headache, hemorrhoids and other symptoms.
7. People with constipation
Constipation is mostly intestinal heat. If ginger is eaten too much at this time, the symptoms will also be aggravated.
(3) What are the taboos of eating ginger?
1. Do not peel
Some people like to peel ginger when they eat it. Doing so can't bring out the overall effect of ginger. Fresh ginger can be shredded and divided into slices after being washed.
2. Don't eat ginger indiscriminately