Ginger root has been appreciated for its medicinal properties for centuries. In fact, it turns out to be a very effective way to treat nausea and a wide range of digestive problems. However, the benefits of ginger root do not stop; In addition to its effectiveness when taken internally, ginger compress also offers aiding detoxification and pain relief when used externally.
A hot ginger compress can break down the stagnation in the body both physically and in terms of energy flow. Relieves tension, breaks mucus and melts internal blockages. A ginger compress naturally stimulates circulation to accelerate the healing procedure.
How Hot Ginger Compresses Work
Hot ginger compresses offer health benefits by stimulating blood and tissue in the area benneath the compress. This facilitates better circulation while helping to eliminate toxins.
Let’s look at some of the many health benefits of ginger root including:
Dispersion of toxic deposits
A hot compress of ginger can help to dislodge hardened minerals, proteins and fat deposits. Examples include kidney stones, gall bladder stones, cysts and fibroids.
The use of a hot ginger compress on the chest area has been known to help people suffering from asthma to experience relief. However, it is effective when key food changes are made such as eating more vegetables and fruits and avoiding allergy triggers, especially processed sugar and dairy products.
Hot ginger compresses can also alleviate acute and chronic pain such as arthritis, frozen shoulder, back pain, rheumatism, stiff neck and cramps. The pain from attacks of kidney stones and toothaches can also be relieved by a hot ginger compress.
Soft tissue lesions
Ginger compresses can accelerate healing and regeneration in areas that have been injured by a sprain, pull or other soft tissues injury.
In addition to helping the healing process of damaged tissue, ginger compresses can also relieve minor or general muscle pains and aches.
Hot ginger compress can aid a range of inflammatory conditions including bronchitis, intestinal inflammation, inflammation of bladder and prostate infection. It also revitalize and acts as a tonic for the skin.
Quality of life in general
An Australian study revealed adults with osteoarthritis who used hot ginger compressed reduces pain experience and increased mobility. However, they also said feeling more relaxed and positive in their vision of life.
Many have estimated increased energy levels, improved reflection processes and more interest in participating in the world.
Compresses can be administered once a week, but advice not to be used if the person has a high fever. And, it almost goes without saying, do not use hot ginger compress for brain injury or appendicitis.