The Ayurvedic term used to refer to ginger was Vishwabhesaj, which meant – universal medicine.
There are many ways and reasons to incorporate ginger into your diet. I use ginger to make tea or add to different dishes as a spice. Ginger is proven to lower bad cholesterol levels and to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. It is also a great remedy to nausea and menstrual pain, due to its anti-inflammatory powers and high magnesium content.