A small piece of ginger can cure all kinds of diseases
Ginger contains volatile turmeric ketones and turmeric phenols, which have functions such as promoting blood circulation, dispelling cold, dehumidifying, and sweating. In addition, it also has the effects of strengthening the stomach, preventing vomiting, dispelling fishy odor, and reducing edema. Therefore, there is a saying among doctors and folk saying that 'when you prepare small ginger at home, don't panic about minor illnesses', and there is also a saying that' when you eat carrots in winter and ginger in summer, don't bother doctors to prescribe medicine '.
But it should be noted that rotten ginger contains toxic substance safrole, which can damage the liver. Therefore, once ginger is found to be rotten, it must not be consumed.
Fresh ginger: enhances appetite and delays aging
Middle aged and elderly men often experience physical weakness due to stomach cold and loss of appetite. They can often take fresh ginger slices to stimulate gastric juice secretion and promote digestion. Fresh ginger is not as dry as dry ginger, which has a strong dryness and moisturizes without damaging the yin. Cut four or five thin slices of fresh ginger every day, drink a cup of warm water in the morning, and then slowly chew the ginger slices in your mouth, allowing the odor of ginger to spread to the intestines and outside of your nostrils.
Dried ginger: treating kidney deficiency and impotence
Take 1 male carp (approximately 500 grams), 10 grams of dried ginger and 10 grams of goji berries each. Take the fish from the carp belly (which is the white jelly like substance in the male fish's belly - the male fish seminal vesicle gland), fry it with dried ginger and goji berries, boil it, and add seasoning wine, salt, and monosodium glutamate to taste. Take on an empty stomach once every other day for 5 consecutive days.
Dry ginger can warm the body and dissipate cold, invigorate the stomach and blood circulation, and wolfberry can nourish the liver and kidney, and improve the essence and eyesight. This Tonic Diet can treat impotence, cold phobia, cold limbs, lumbago, soreness and fatigue of the waist and knees caused by kidney yang deficiency.
However, ginger is hot and warm, and can only be used in cold conditions, and a large dosage may break blood and damage yin. If there are symptoms of yin deficiency and excessive fire such as sore throat, dry throat, and dry stool, ginger is not suitable for use.
(Intern Editor: Wu Weijie)