Dry Ginger powder is an ingredient straight out of our Kitchen pharmacy. It is almost impossible to find a home in India which doesn’t use Ginger. Ginger has various functions and benefits in its various forms. In this article we will look at the benefits of Ginger in its dried and powdered form.
Dry Ginger powder or Shunti Churna is an amazing product for our health. Let us look at some of its amazing health benefits.
SHUNTI CHURNA FOR THE HEART
Dry Ginger Powder can help us improve our heart health and digestive systems in one go. All we have to do is mix 2-3 grams of Dry ginger powder with half or one gram of cinnamon powder, then again add the mixture to a glass of milk or water and gulp it. This strengthens the heart, balances the digestive system and helps reduce pain due to angina (discomfort in the chest)
GINGER POWDER AS AN APPETIZER
There probably is no better and more easily available appetizer than Ginger. Dry Ginger Power mixed with Lemon Juice helps to increase the appetite. It also cures indigestion.
AS A PART OF YOUR WEIGHT LOSS REGIME
Five to six grams of Dry Ginger is boiled in two glasses of water. A full lemon is added to the mixture; a teaspoon of honey is topped and mixed. Regularly consuming it on an empty stomach in the morning reduces obesity.
This concoction acts as a catalyst and fastens weight loss if coupled with physical exercises and Yoga.
DRY GINGER FOR COMMON COLD
Dry Ginger Tea is a common monsoon and winter drink all across India.
An equal part of Dry Ginger powder is mixed with honey and consuming two – three teaspoons of this mixture helps combat common cold.
A PAIN RELIEVER
Studies have shown that consumption of 2 grams of Ginger in any form can help relieve muscle pain that occur due to exercise. So if you are planning to start a new exercise regime, keep in mind 2 grams of Ginger can save you some pain that comes as a part of your Day 1 overenthusiasm. The best way to get you daily dosage is to have a packet of Dry Ginger powder, you can store it for a longer time without worrying about it getting spoilt and it definitely is easier to mix some powder in water and drink than bite a piece or crush it to extract juice. So Gym boys get your packet of Shunti Churna right now.
TREATMENT OF OSTEOARTHRITIS
Osteoarthritis is a complication which involves degeneration of our joints in the body leading to pain and stiffness in the joints.
In a controlled trail of almost 250 people conducted by researchers from University of Miami people who took Ginger extracts showed less pain and required lesser treatment for pain management.
Another study from the Farateb Research Institute in Iran found that powders of dried ginger, cinnamon and mastic mixed with sesame oil can reduce stiffness in osteoarthritis patients when applied externally.
SHUNTI CHURNA FOR DIABETES MANAGEMENT
A research paper titled “The Effects of Ginger on Fasting Blood Sugar, Hemoglobin A1c, Apolipoprotein B, Apolipoprotein A-I and Malondialdehyde in Type 2 Diabetic Patients” by researchers from Iran published in the Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research conducted on 41 type 2 diabetes patients by adding two grams of dry ginger powder to their diet showed that their sugar levels were down by 12%, there also noted significant improvements in other diabetic complications over a longer observation.
FOR ITS ANTI MICROBIAL PROPERTIES AND AS AN IMMUNITY BOOSTER.
Multiple studies have pointed to the anti-microbial properties of dry ginger powder. It sure helps build one’s immunity to diseases. Studies have shown ginger to be effective in fighting viruses that causes respiratory diseases. So improve your Respiratory health by regularly consuming Ginger, the best way is of course to always stock your kitchen with dry ginger powder, which has an enhanced shelf life without compromising on any health benefits.
WHERE TO GET DRY GINGER POWDER
Dry ginger powder is available in all Ayurcentral stores across Bengaluru; you can also get your product by clicking on this link.
Hope all of you make use of the incredible health benefits that our shunti churna offers and stay as healthy and blissful as you can.
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