Ginger is evolving as a substitute to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). The regular consumption of ginger root over a period of time as under the supervision of doctor. Ginger acts as NSAIDS by inhibiting certain genes like leukotrienes (inflammatory molecules) and enzymes that is responsible for pain and inflammation. People who regularly use ginger will definitely prove to benefit from the anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties of ginger. You can also be relieved of pain due to the analgesic effect of ginger. Though it is a favourite spice, the essential substances like Gingerols and phytonutrients has the properties to reduce pain and inflammation in the body. Ginger also contains many such potential substances of medical importance.
Ginger acts as anti-inflammatory drugs ibuprofen and COX-2 inhibitors such as celecoxib (Celebrex). More studies in this direction are rolled out in various countries. Ginger can be used and prepared in various ways.
You can cut/chop fresh ginger and add it as flavour to fried items or you can also intake fresh juice of ginger by boiling it with water or in a vegetable/mutton soup consistency or the filtered dry ginger powder can be preferred to prepare ginger tea. The analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties of ginger can effectively relieve and counter inflammatory effects of arthritis. It also contains a number of essential minerals and nutrients of huge medicinal value in digestion. Ginger tea is preferred to counter the effects of disturbing body equilibrium while travelling which may result in nausea, vomiting and headache.