Ginger Superfood for Super Health
Ginger is one of the popular ingredients in cooking. It helps soothe or calm the muscles of the gastrointestinal system and alleviates nausea and morning sickness.
We use ginger as fresh form, dried, powdered, or as an oil. It is a very common ingredient in recipes.
And also, this superfood helps to switch on your body’s heat-production systems, boosting the metabolism as you eat them and afterward.
For a metabolic kick-start first thing: Grate a touch of fresh ginger into a pint of warm water, add a pinch of cinnamon and pepper as well as the juice of half a lemon. This remedy acts like ‘dishwashing liquid’ on your liver and is great if you have been over-indulging on the alcohol.
- Lowering the blood sugar levels and protect from diabetes and heart diseases.
- Reduces the levels of cholesterol on the body.
- The best treatment for various forms of cancer.
- Improves the functioning of the brain
Cultivation in Sri Lanka
In Sri Lanka, we identify the wet zones as a cultivation area of ginger. Therefore, mainly we grow in Kandy, Kegalle, Colombo, Matara, Kurunegala, and Gampaha areas.
Further, the best time to harvest is the plant’s/Leaves color turning to yellow or withering leaves. we can harvest after 10 months of planting.