Ginger, a root and several virtues
Ginger is a wealth of virtues for health, known for its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic or aphrodisiac effect. It can be used in juice that is applied to the skin in order to alleviate pain or relieve a fever. It can also be drunk as part of a slimming diet or a detox cure.
Limited use and not for everyone
Vigilance is essential when it comes to the dosage of ginger , in high dose it can cause reactions such as irritation or even intestinal disorders such as bloating for example. Ginger is also not recommended for some people, here are 4 for which the consumption of ginger becomes harmful:
1 – Pregnant woman: Ginger is not prescribed for pregnant women; It can cause premature labor due to uterine contractions. It can also affect the sex hormones of the fetus. However, there are studies that, on the contrary, confirm its efficacy and safety in pregnant women. In fact, ginger was effective in morning sickness and vomiting during the first trimester of pregnancy. But it is formally discouraged during the last semester of pregnancy. It is recommended to consult a doctor before consuming ginger.
2 – A tiny person: Ginger is very advised in slimming, we see cures and juices to never finish, it is an appetite suppressant that consumed before meals, gives a sense of satiety. It is therefore not a good idea to consume ginger when you are small or frail.
3 – Subjects with coagulation problems: Ginger stimulates the blood circulation and accelerates the flow, it can increase the risk of bleeding. It is very dangerous for people with coagulation problems and who take medications that slow down coagulation.
4 – Individuals taking medication: Taking ginger with medications can create reactions and lead to serious side effects especially for coagulation, beta-blocker or diabetes medications. Indeed, ginger can increase tenfold their effects.
Other warnings of Ginger:
There are some combinations of plants that should be avoided when using ginger: Ginger can interact with onion, garlic, clove, ginseng or turmeric. These associations can cause a slowing down of blood clotting and increase the risk of bleeding in some people.
For medicines, a ginger cure is not recommended during medications such as aspirin or heparin. Ginger should also be avoided before surgery.