A lot of research has also been done on ginger. We already know how effective it is for nausea, nausea and other digestive complaints. Its warming effect is also outstanding, so if you’re freezing a lot in the winter even when it’s warm inside, just brew up a big pot of ginger tea and sip it away so you don’t feel cold even in the warmth of your home. Other information about ginger has now come to light, namely that it can be very effective in reducing high blood pressure and that it has an outstanding blood sugar stabilising effect. Let’s see how this pungent tasting herb helps to control blood sugar levels.
Ginger is a natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory herb with many health benefits. Amongst other things, it can be used to relieve vomiting, nausea and indigestion, and it is also an excellent herb for menstrual pain. It is even recommended for pregnant women to relieve morning sickness and for treating the symptoms of arthritis patients.
A lot of research has been done on ginger. It has been shown to be effective in reducing fasting serum glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. Not so much research has been done on ginger and blood glucose lowering, but it is recommended that people with diabetes should include this wonderful herb in their diet.
Both laboratory and clinical studies so far have shown that ginger inhibits the production of enzymes that affect carbohydrate metabolism and insulin sensitivity.
The researchers have also announced another piece of good news in connection with the ginger studies. They also reported that this herb has an outstanding lipid-lowering effect. This is great news because one of the complications of diabetes is that it raises blood lipid levels. It raises LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels, increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease.
If someone is being treated for diabetes with medication, be sure to consult your doctor before adding any supplements, such as ginger, to your diet.