Experts from Columbia University found that ginger is effective in the treatment of asthma. At the moment, the most effective and commonly used medications for asthma are beta-agonists, which help relax the muscle walls of the respiratory tract. Studies have found that substances contained in ginger, also have the ability to resist the attacks of asthma.
According to RIA "Novosti", three of the active component contained in ginger: 8-gingerol, 6-gingerol and 6-shogaol, in combination with medication for asthma, greatly enhance the effect of them. It may be added that the healing properties of ginger are known for many centuries. It contains a lot of antioxidants and nutrients. For example, tea from ginger is one of the best ways to relieve stress and fatigue, and during the cold he removes phlegm from the lungs and clears them. Bactericidal properties of ginger are not worse than those of garlic, and in addition it promotes appetite and facilitates digestion.