Ginger and aloe have been very well known for their numerous beneficial effects since ancient times. The ancient healers used aloe as a remedy against gastric disturbances and as a warming substance. Ginger also is known to relieve inflammations of the gastro-intestinal tract.
The extraction of aloe leaves has a very beneficial antioxidant effect on our organism. It contains polysaccharides and glycoproteins that have anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. They also enhance our immune system by producing antibodies, preventing bacteria and viruses from multiplying and stimulating the tissue regeneration. The polysaccharides are also a very reliable source of Manganese, Zinc and Chrome, which are very important microelements. The aloe also helps the absorption of minerals and vitamins, including vitamins E and C.
Besides that it’s very tasteful, ginger has a number of properties beneficial for our health. As it was mentioned in the beginning, ginger can relieve gastro-intestinal inflammations. Also, the ginger extraction is highly recommended against cough, as well as for relieving of painful and sore throat. The effect of the ginger is warming, and it can stimulate the immune system by eliminating the viruses in our system. Besides, ginger ingredients can disinfect and refresh our mouth, which makes it the perfect mouth freshener.
The Lemongrass, aka Cymbopogon, is most commonly spread as an ingredient in the cuisine of Orienta. Its medical application involves the leaves and the oil of the lemongrass. An interesting fact is that the aftergrass is used to relieve colds and to impose calming effect in conditions of stress and fatigue. It is also used as an aromatherapy oil ingredient, applicable in massages and therapies.
Vitamin C activates the immune system, stimulates the process of growing and increases the efficiency of the immune cells, fighting the pathogen microorganisms. It also has good effect on the production of interferon – the interferon is a protein that protects our cells against viral infections. Vitamin C stimulates our organism’s defense and purifying processes, as well as increases and supports the regeneration of tissues, eases the absorption of iron and successfully fights the free radicals.
In general, thanks to their calming, antibacterial and supportive effects aloe, lemongrass oil and ginger are highly recommended during periods of high risks of infections both as a prevention and as a remedy.
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