You have probably seen the unremarkable crooked ginger root and not known what to do with it. But its useful medicinal properties have been well known since ancient times. It’s a source of vitamins, micronutrients, and essential oils that have strengthening, invigorating, and anti-inflammatory effects on the body.
Bright Side loves ginger and shares some useful recipes to strengthen your health and preserve your natural beauty. These recipes can be easily used at home. You just need to try them!
- You shouldn’t use ginger if you have cardiac or liver problems, if your body temperature is elevated, or if your mucous membranes are damaged. And don’t use ginger if you have bleeding wounds or are in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy.
- Ginger is useful both grated and fresh, and its essential oil is also very helpful. You can add it to dishes, pastries, and drinks.
- Make sure you’re not allergic to ginger before applying a mask with ginger extract: apply some to the crook of your elbow.
14. Fights cellulite
A ginger scrub helps to warm up your skin and improve blood circulation. It also removes swelling to prevent new cellulite forming.
Mix 1 tbsp of grated ginger with 17 fl oz (0.5 liters) of ginger juice. Add 1-1.5 glasses of coarse sea salt. Apply this scrub to a sponge, and use on all problem zones.