Ginger for Blood Sugar Control

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Ginger for Blood Sugar Control

Zingiber officinale is a kind of plant with leafy stem and greenish yellow flowers and it is originated from India in Asia. Ginger is a kind of plants from Zingiberene family or plant with underground rhizomes. Ginger is considered as multipurpose spice with finger-like rhizomes. Its flavor is hot and spicy with properties for healing many types of disease and resisting diabetes because it is rich of polyphenol that is important for functionality of glucose, for example, inhibiting amylase and sugar absorption in small intestine. In addition, it also has other mechanisms that can lower blood sugar of patients with diabetes.

 

Ginger for Blood Sugar Control

Ginger for Blood Sugar Control

 

Currently, ginger is a kind of medicinal plants that has been used extensively in Chinese herbal medicine due to its medicinal properties helping to heal diseases properly. It is rich of Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin C, calcium, iron, phosphorus, carbohydrate, fibers, and protein. Ginger consists of many compounds with medicinal properties including compounds with properties on immunostimulation, anti-tumor, anti-inflammation, anti-apoptosis, anti-hyperglycemia, anti-hyperlipidemia, and emotional resistance. Ginger can help to reduce and prevent generation of antioxidants properly. In addition, it is also considered as safe herbal medicine with minor side-effects against consumers.

 

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