The famous Russian nutritionist Elena Solomatina spoke about the beneficial properties of ginger for humans.
According to the expert, this root thins the blood and improves circulation, which helps the immune system. It contains a substance called gingerol, which has anti-inflammatory properties.
Also, ginger rejuvenates the body, preventing premature aging. Due to its composition, it stimulates the brain, prevents cardiovascular diseases.
But you need to eat it carefully. It contains a lot of organic oils and other substances that can irritate the stomach lining. Therefore, you cannot take ginger on an empty stomach. Also, ginger is contraindicated for people with diseases of the gallbladder and biliary tract.
Moreover, ginger is a product that you can eat quite regularly. It pairs well with citrus fruits. It is better to clean and grind it before use.
Solomatina also noticed that some of the beneficial properties remain even in pickled ginger.