1. Overcoming Digestive System Problems
The benefits of ginger can stimulate the production of bile in the gall bladder. Well, this is what can help digestion and metabolism of food in the body. Not only that, this herbal plant can also overcome flatulence, increase appetite, and help digestion that is not smooth.
According to a study published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, experts in the study asked someone with intestinal inflammation to consume ginger every day. Then, how did it go? Well, it turns out that they experienced a faster healing process than other groups who did not consume ginger.
2. Overcoming Osteoarthritis
Apart from being good for the digestive system, other benefits of ginger can also help in overcoming osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is an inflammation of the joints. The joints that suffer from this disease will feel sore and stiff.
The benefits of ginger related to osteoarthritis have also been published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. In the journal it is said, the effect of ginger is almost the same as the effect of ibuprofen (a painkiller) given to people with osteoarthritis.
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3. Maintain a Healthy Liver
This native Indonesian herbal plant contains essential oils, curcumin, camphor, glycosides, phellandrene, turmerol, myrcene, xantorizol, isofuranogermacreene, p-tolyl methyl carbinol, and starch. According to experts from the Hepatology Division, Department of Internal Medicine FKUI / RSCM, the compounds in ginger can indeed provide protection for the liver. Therefore, ginger is good for consumption to maintain health and prevent disease.
However, ginger is not suitable for curing liver diseases, such as hepatitis. Because hepatitis is caused by a virus, the virus must be treated. In other words, here the function of ginger is only to provide protection for these organs.
4. Decompose Fat
Other features of temulawak also affect lipid or fat metabolism. Fat metabolism itself is a process of breaking down fatty acids to become energy for the body. This herbal plant contains other active ingredients besides curcuminoids, which can affect the fat metabolism syste