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3. Ginger Mary Reduce Muscle Pain and Soreness
Ginger has been proven effective against exercise related muscle pain.
There is one study showing that consuming 2 grams of ginger per day, for 11 days, significantly mitigates muscle pain from elbow exercises related pain.
Ginger is not an instant cure, rather it effectiveness may be seen in reducing the day-to-day progression of muscle pain. This process is thought to be from its property as an anti-inflammatory.
Osteoarthritis involves degeneration of the joints in the body, leading to symptoms like joint pain and stiffness.
In a study 247 people with osteoarthritis of the knee took ginger extract and had less pain and required less pain medication.
In another study it was discovered that combining of ginger, mastic, cinnamon and sesame oil, topically applied, reduces pain and stiffness in osteoarthritis patients.