In article details and about low-widespread culture – ginger, and also about the plants which fruits are capable to remove from a human body toxins, radionukleidy and heavy metals are described.
The specific name of ginger speaks about its medicinal properties: Zingiberofficinalisimbir medicinal. The plant homeland – the Southern Asia though in a diyoky look it there doesn’t meet any more. Cultivate ginger in China, India, Indonesia, on Ceylon, in Australia, the Western Africa, and also in Jamaica and Barbados. By the way, it was the first Asian spice which has moved to America and well there got accustomed. Ginger – tropical grassy perennial of family ginger, outwardly resembling reed. A flower with purple edges are similar to a flower of orchids. In Holland – this very fashionable houseplant. However in Ukraine we know it as spice more.
Medicine of ancient and modern herbalists. Spice and medicinal raw materials are rhizomes of ginger which look like the palchatorazdelenny, roundish or squeezed slices reminding different figures. Depending on a way of processing raw materials divide on black (it. still sometimes call "Barbados") – crude, not scalded by boiled water and dried up on the sun, and white ("Bengalese") – the washed-up and cleared ginger. The first differs from the second stronger smell and burning taste. A characteristic smell essential oils which 1-3 % contain, and give to ginger taste – cingerol.
Dioskorid treated ginger of a disease of a gastroenteric path, the medieval travnitsa recommended to Hildegarda Bingenskaya it as tonic and a stimulator, the Arab doctors used at trachoma (the disease of eyes caused by hlamidiya). Oil of ginger possesses anesthetizing, very strong antiseptic, antioxidant, spazmolitichesky, toning action. Sharp taste of ginger helps digestion, stimulating formation of gastric juice therefore this plant apply at disorders of the digestion, being accompanied nausea, vomiting, a diarrhea, at chronic enteritis. It use at diseases of a gastroenteric path, including infectious, at dysbacteriosis, acute and chronic hepatitises, nausea, seasickness, voice loss (laryngitis), outwardly at sprain, and also at languid blood circulation. Ginger also a good detoksikant at medicamentous therapy, helps an organism to cope with shock doses of chemical drugs.
Chinese consider that ginger improves memory, especially in old age. They recommend a powder from it with honey as irreplaceable means at man’s problems. Accept this means daily, washing down with tea. In a case of dysentery the Chinese traditional medicine advises to accept 0,3-0,5 g (on a knife tip) a ground rhizome 4 times a day.
The essential oil allocated from ginger, widely use aromoterapevty. Oil represents pale yellow, amber or greenish liquid (depending on a plant origin, for example African more dark). Aroma of oil is similar to aroma of camphor, but more sharply, with a lemon shade. Aromoterapevta advise to inhale it at treatment of catarrhal and bronkholegochny diseases and some other. For rinsings (1-2 drops on a water glass) use oil at anginax, pharyngitises, bronchitis and flu. Outwardly in the form of massage oils (2-3 drops of ginger oil on an oil basis tablespoon) apply at rheumatism, muscular pains and stretchings. It is important to know that essential oil of ginger don’t apply in pure form, and plant with vegetable oil (olive or peach). Otherwise probably strong irritation of skin.
The Russian phytotherapists agree with Chinese and too recommend ginger at decrease in memory, and also intelligence, at encephalopathies, noise in ears, a headache, strokes, paralyses, Alzheimer’s disease, chronic araxnoiditax, revmatoidny arthritises, hypofunction of yaichnik and a hypothyroidism. It add in grassy collecting at the corresponding diseases.
Ginger – one of the most effective remedies from an ukachivaniye in transport. It is best of all to chew a slice of the fresh or candied rhizome.
As any herb ginger has a number of restrictions to application: it is not necessary to use it during pregnancy, including as antiemetic cure for toxicosis.
(On magazine materials A garden and a kitchen garden).