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Five unknown magical uses of Ginger

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Published on : 12 November 2017, 12:01 PM
Five unknown magical uses of Ginger


Ginger promotes hair growth

Dealing with thinning hair—or wretched patches of baldness? Make ginger your go-to. Ginger is very effective regarding hair growth. It stimulates scalp follicles, nourishes strands and combats hair loss. Trying this hair treatment weekly to enjoy healthy hair: Take a tablespoon of fresh ginger and squeeze out the juice into half a cup of virgin coconut oil. Mix well and apply to dry hair. Leave on for about 20 to 30 minutes and wash out.

Ginger helps fight acne

Battling breakouts left and right with no sign of clear skin in sight. Ginger is used for curing acne for thousands of years. The antiseptic and anti-oxidant ingredients in ginger respectively help fight against the bacteria and free radicals that cause acne. It also helps promote skin renewal, improve blood circulation and reduces blemishes.

Ginger eliminates dandruff

Thanks to ginger`s anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties, ginger works hard to effectively battle the flakes. Mixing 3 tablespoons of freshly grated ginger with 4 tablespoons of jojoba oil and massaging the mixture deep into your scalp. This treatment is ideal to use overnight. Just wear a plastic cap secured with a comfortable head wrap and rinse out with shampoo in the morning.

Ginger heals and repairs cuts and wounds

Ginger can help with hyperpigmentation and spots on your skin; it can also help with scars and wounds. Armed with strong antiseptic properties, ginger is a great agent for helping heal cuts and abrasions. It is known to aid in keeping away infections while encouraging cell regeneration. Simply pat a wound with a piece of fresh ginger to quicken the healing process. 

Ginger boosts your brainpower

Ginger is a certified brain-booster, inhibiting an inflammatory response in the brain that can help increase your brain function. Recent studies have found ginger to help with memory loss and dementia, and improve other cognitive functions. Oxidative stress, along with chronic inflammation accelerates our aging process. Adding some fresh ginger to your morning cup of tea or making ginger a part of daily diet will help in the long go.


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