We all knew the benefits of a fresh ginger, a ginger tea is the best medicine at times of cold and flu. But dry ginger has medicinal values even more than fresh ginger. The key active components of the ginger are thought to be volatile oils and phenol compounds, such as gingerols and shogaols. The herb is mostly grown in Asia and is widely used as a condiment for cooking purposes.
Dried ginger contains certain therapeutic benefits which can help improve the health of a person. Therefore, the underground stem can be used in a variety of ways – powdered, fresh, dried, or in the form of oil or juice. This is mostly easy to store and has a long shelf life of a year.
Here let us see some of the amazing benefits of dry ginger,
A teaspoon of dried ginger juice added to warm water can be consumed 2-3 times a day to control diarrhea.
2.Abdominal pain and Gas
Most of us will be suffering from gastric problems regularly, dry ginger works very quickly to get a better relief. In order to get relief from abdominal pain and gas, grind carom seeds and dried ginger together. Add lime juice to the mixture. Let it dry before adding black salt to it. This powder should be consumed every morning.
Headaches including a migraine, neck pain, body aches can be relieved by applying a paste of ground ginger and water. Sniffing dry ginger causes sneezing which relieves a headache.
4.Cold and Cough
A mixture made from honey, ghee, and dry ginger powder can help cure a common cold and cough. It also helps reduce the phlegm produced.
A mixture of dry ginger powder and water can help relieve a toothache as well as swollen gums.
The dry ginger powder contains anti-inflammatory properties that can soothe arthritis. Add 2-3 tablespoons of this powder in water and bring it to a boil. Drink this water to cure the swollen joints. You can also apply the paste on the swollen knee joints to get relief from pain.
Ginger tea is the best remedy to lose weight. Add ½ teaspoon of dry ginger powder in a cup of hot water. Dissolve this properly and drink this every day for weight loss. This tea can also be sweetened with honey if required