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Power of Ginger: Discover the Surprising Health Benefits of Ginger Juice

Who does not have this humble spice in their kitchen? The king of flavours and the healer of diseases! Ginger has many medicinal and therapeutic benefits. But Ayurveda hail ginger juice for is – ‘weight loss’ properties.

Ginger was the symbol of wealth and fertility in ancient traditions. From weight loss to digestion, pain to nausea, cold and flu, Ginger has a role to play. 

Ginger(Zingiber officinale) is also known as Sonth, Sunti or Adhrakh,ಶುಂಠಿ. It is a common spice and flavouring agent in the Indian cuisine for aeons.

Also Read: Ways to beat middle age weight gain

Ginger Juice For Weight Loss

This Juice is a powerful aid in weight loss. It helps one to feel fuller for longer. Increases metabolism. Facilitates better digestion. All of these contribute to weight loss. It is very helpful in maintaining the waist-to-hip ratio.


  1. Take water in a pan
  2. Add slices of ginger either grated or smashed.
  3. Cover the pan with a lid and let the water boil.
  4. Let the water cool.
  5. Put it in a jar and keep sipping through out the day

Over the years many other benefits of this magical spice came to light. This utterly aromatic and pleasantly pungent spice is a great medicine. It is also been used for spicing beer and preparing tea. Both of these are saviours in the cold weather. 

Benefits of Ginger Juice

1. Digestion

This mighty Juice is an extremely valuable natural healer. Its has bioactive compounds like Gingerol. Gingerol adds the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects of ginger.

Another compound called phenolics is also present in ginger juice. It helps in relieving gastrointestinal (GI) irritation. Stimulates saliva. Aids digestion. It is a natural cure for flatulence, indigestion and loss of appetite.

2. Nausea

Ginger water is a common quick aid for morning sickness in pregnant ladies. Calms motion sickness. Relieves nausea during cancer treatment. It is a natural, efficient and safe way to fight nausea and vomiting in Ayurvedic texts.

3. Vertigo

Ginger juice is one of the most effective home remedies for vertigo. Mainly because of its anti-inflammatory properties. You can add one teaspoon of fresh Ginger juice in water or vegetable juice and drink. Some doctors suggest adding turmeric, pepper and cayenne pepper.

4. Pain

Ginger has potent anti-inflammatory properties. This makes it a very effective pain reliever. It is best used to relieve Migraines. Dysmenorrhea. Joint pain. Post-work-out body pain.

5. Cold and Flu

Ginger has great antiviral properties which makes it a potent natural remedy for cold and flu. It is also very helpful in asthma and fever.

How to make and use Ginger Juice

Ayurveda suggests, for better digestion or boosting appetite, you can take equal parts of ginger and salt just before meals. You may also try equal parts of ginger, lemon juice and salt mixed together. It cleans the tongue and throat and increases appetite.

According to Ayurveda, Ginger juice with honey is a great cure for cough and cold. It relaxes the sore throat, soothes hoarseness and cures loss of voice.

For loose motions, Ayurveda suggests rubbing ginger juice on and around the naval.

The unique Ayurvedic concept of ‘Aardrakanistivanam’

This spicy juice can be added with a little quantity of powders of dried ginger, black pepper, long pepper (also known as trikatu) and a pinch of salt. A mouthful of this mixture is to be taken in the mouth.

The mixture should be spat out after keeping it undisturbed for a few minutes.

Ayurveda recommends repeating this process 3-4 times in an hour to liquefy dried mucus in chest and throat. This will result in lightness, relieve the stiffness of joints, soothe fever, giddiness and cough.


Ginger juice is a time tested and scientifically proven natural remedy. With more people looking for solutions in alternative medicines or natural remedies, Ginger juice presents itself as a strong contender to consider.

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Kashyap August 26, 2019 at 6:24 am

Really informative. While it was known that ginger had beneficial effects on digestions other benefits is real utility/ useful info. Thanks.

Dr. Brahmanand Nayak August 26, 2019 at 6:36 am

thank you so much, sir.

Suresh babu August 26, 2019 at 1:25 pm

Informative.. Thanks sir

Suresh babu August 26, 2019 at 1:26 pm

Informative.. Thanks sir

Dr. Brahmanand Nayak August 27, 2019 at 1:37 am

thank you sir

Shweta August 27, 2019 at 8:06 am

Very good article sir .Informations articulated by you which always uphold the weightage of simple things to it’s highest usage

Dr. Brahmanand Nayak August 28, 2019 at 6:43 am

thank you shweta

Venugopal August 28, 2019 at 7:56 am

How much Ginger should i use while making Ginger and Salt mixture
Can I use raw instead of powder Ginger?

Dr. Brahmanand Nayak August 28, 2019 at 7:59 am


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