Originating, apparently, from some tropical area of the Far East, the cultivation of ginger has spread to almost all tropical regions of the world. The fresh rhizome of the plant is usually used, although it can also be purchased in powder or pickled form.
With a spicy and lemony flavor, this underground stem, a star of Asian cuisine, not only flavors rice stews, sweet and sour sauces, desserts and hot and cold drinks, but is also considered an effective remedy for the relief of intestinal problems , nausea, vomiting ... apart from being a good anti-inflammatory and antiseptic. The main producing country in the world is Jamaica.
Other producing countries are: China, India, Nepal, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Bangladesh, the Philippines.It doesn't take winter for a sore throat to "attack." It also does not mean that you have to endure the ordeal of eating or drinking until the medicine works, as there are some ways to prepare ginger that can soothe and even remove this discomfort.
What is a sore throat and what causes it?
Basically it is a pain, scratch or irritation that increases at mealtime. The most common origin of this problem is pharyngitis, a viral infection that usually goes away on its own. Although there is another type of pharyngitis, streptococcal caused by bacteria, which requires antibiotics, professionals point out.
Sore throat symptoms
- Pain or itchy sensation
- Swollen glands in the neck and jaw area
- Red and swollen tonsils
- White patches or pus on the tonsils
- Hoarse or muffled voice
An ideal home remedy for a sore throat is ginger tea; As we discussed in the introduction to the article, this root has very effective anti-inflammatory properties when it comes to relieving pain immediately. To prepare it you need a glass of water and a piece of about 1 cm of ginger.
The preparation consists of the following: put all the ingredients in a pot and let them boil for five minutes. Then, turn off the heat, cover the container and let it sit for about ten minutes. Once settled, strain and that's it. Take it three times a day.