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Ginger Is Great for Bad Breath

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  • Ginger has a long history of use in treatments for arthritis, muscular aches, sprains, sore throat, indigestion, vomiting, cramps, constipation, hypertension, dementia, fever and parasites
  • A compound in ginger that enables gastrointestinal transport (the time it takes food to leave your stomach and travel through your intestines) is the same one that enables an enzyme in saliva to break down unpleasant odors
  • Besides fighting inflammation and oxidation, 6-gingerol affects several biological processes, including apoptosis (programmed cell death), cell cycle regulation, cytotoxic activity and the formation of new blood vessels
  • In one study, ginger delayed the onset of nausea about twice as long as a medication developed for that purpose, and it’s effective whether the nausea stems from motion sickness, morning sickness due to pregnancy or chemotherapy
  • Organic powdered ginger is an excellent alternative to using whole ginger root

By Dr. Mercola

Whether you're an enthusiast of Asian and East Indian cuisine or enjoy experimenting with different herbs and spices in the kitchen, it's likely you're familiar with the warming essence of ginger. From stir-fries to salad dressings, the flavor and fragrance of ginger is versatile and distinct.

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