The vast anti-inflammatory benefits of ginger have been proven by multiple studies. Chinese people have been using the perks of this root for pain relief since ages. Ginger also helps deal with arthritis, headaches, muscle soreness, improving blood flow, etc.
You can use ginger in various ways, fresh, powdered, dried, and added in meals or juices. However, today you’ll learn a totally different way to use this potent root in order to reap all of its health benefits.
We talk about ginger press.
This ginger press is an effective home treatment to ease and cure pains related to sore muscles, swollen veins, rheumatism, and sprains. You will feel a hot burning sensation which only means the remedy is working.
This DIY remedy will penetrate deeply into your skin, target the root cause of your pain, and eliminate it quickly.
Here’s how to prepare a ginger press:
What you need:
- 1 ginger root
- 4 garlic cloves
- 2 tbsp. of course sea salt
- A clean sheet of plastic film
Crush the ginger root well. Peel the garlic cloves, and put them in a bowl together with the rest of the ingredients. Mix them using a mortar and pestle until, until the mixture is ground as shown in the image. Then, put it on the sheet of plastic film.
The next thing you need to do is place the plastic film with the ginger mixture onto the aching area. Make sure you place it very carefully to prevent the mixture from falling off, and secure the sides with any kind of tape.
Then, wrap the whole area with a bandage. This will further secure the ginger press. The recommended time to leave it to act is about 6 hours.
However, don’t use it to treat open wounds, but only for issues like joint pain. Ginger is an exceptional natural remedy that can treat various types of inflammation, such as the one caused by Coz-2 enzyme.
It can decrease the pain receptors and even reduce sensitivity, which makes ginger as effective as ibuprofen, aspirin, and other drugs but without their side effects.