As many people already know ginger is a super food and has been praised for many years as it has so many health benefits. These benefits have been scientifically proven to have more beneficial properties than many can imagine.
A recent study discovered that with its health promoting qualities it can be up to 10,000 times better at eliminating cancer than chemotherapy.
As reported by Food Revolution:
“The new study titled, ‘6-Shogaol Inhibits Breast Cancer Cells and Stem Cell-Like Spheroids by Modulation of Notch Signaling Pathway and Induction of Autophagic Cell Death,’ identified powerful anti-cancer stem cell activity in 6-shogaol, a pungent constituent of ginger produced when the root is either dried or cooked. The study also found that the cancer-destroying effects occurred at concentrations that were non-toxic to non-cancerous cells – a crucial difference from conventional cancer treatments that do not exhibit this kind of selective cytotoxicity and therefore can do great harm to the patient.”
Some people refer to cancer stems cells as mother cells because they on a look for daughter cells which then multiply forming tumors. Researchers noted that chemotherapy is not effective at eliminating these mother cells, which might be the reason cancer reappears after some time.
From the research findings:
“Cancer stem cells pose serious obstacle to cancer therapy as they can be responsible for poor prognosis and tumor relapse. To add into the misery, very few chemotherapeutic compounds show promise to kill these cells. Several researchers have shown that cancer stem cells are resistant to paclitaxel, doxorubicin, 5-fluorouracil, and platinum drugs. CSCs are thus an almost unreachable population in tumors’ for chemotherapy. Therefore any compound, that shows promise towards cancer stem cells, is a highly desirable step towards cancer treatment and should be followed up for further development.”
Ginger is effective in eliminating ovarian and prostate cancer, later research explained this treatment is more effective and not harmful to one’s health, which is what the main problem is in chemotherapy and radiation treatments.
Other health benefits
Aside from ginger’s potential use in fighting cancer, the root has many other properties that make it one of Nature’s most powerful remedies.
From Holistic Living Tips:
“Due to its strong anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties, ginger is considered to be one of the most powerful foods of the 21st century.
“Ginger is rich in Vitamin C, magnesium and other minerals which make it extremely beneficial for your overall health. It is well known by its long history of use for improving digestion and immunity, relieving pain and fighting cardiovascular diseases, asthma and many other health issues.”
Boost your health with ginger tea
One of the best ways to boost the properties in ginger is by drinking ginger tea. My personal remedy for many common ailments is to cut fresh ginger into small pieces and boil these pieces in water for 15-20 minutes. I personally like it sweet but may people think its to overpowering. I believe that ginger tea is the best way to eliminate colds, helping with indigestion and boosting the immune system.
The recipe is as follows:
1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon of ground turmeric
A cup of water
Method of preparation:
The preparation of ginger tea is extremely easy. First, boil some water, add turmeric and ginger and let it simmer for 7-10 minutes. Next, add the milk and then strain the tea in a cup.
Do yourself a favor and start drinking ginger tea on a regular basis. It’s a delicious way to treat minor ailments, and may even prevent you from developing cancer.