Spices are a part of plant that gives aroma and flavour. These parts could be seeds, bark, fruits, rhizomes etc.
Sometimes these spices are used to preserve food, apart from giving a peculiar taste to it. Apart from culinary purposes, spices are also used as medicines, sometimes perfumes or dyes.

One such spice that we will be covering in this article is

Dry ginger powder, also known as Sonth in hindi. It is extracted from the ginger root which is completely dried. It off white in colour with a very strong aroma.
We must have heard or even witnessed our grandmothers giving us dry ginger powder for indigestion. Yes, the are absolutely right. Amongst many benefits of dry ginger, is indigestion. Apart from this, there are other benefits like
1. Improved Metabolism
2. Reduced Menstrual Pain
3. Treats Nausea

But there are 3 unheard health benefits of dry ginger powder you should be knowing –

Anti-inflammatory effect –
Inflammation in the body can be very uncomfortable and a sign that our body needs help.
Dry ginger helps in reducing internal body inflammation. Thus helping in conditions like cold, cough, asthma, joint pain, knee pain.
A glass of warm water with pinch of rock salt and dry ginger will help in reducing inflammation in the body.

Lowers Cholesterol-
High cholesterol levels in the blood can pose a great risk to our heart health. According to the recent researches dry ginger helps in reducing lipids, cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL cholesterol & also helps in improving fat metabolism

Reduces Blood Sugar-
Controlling blood sugar is extremely important for diabetics. High sugar levels in the blood can lead to many complications. Hence one may want to make sure they sugars are kept in control.
Dry ginger powder is also found in reducing blood glucose levels thus keeping diabetes under control
The ideal dosage of Dry ginger powder should be around 1/2 teaspoon or 3 grams per day.

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