Experiencing pregnancy for the very first time is an experience like no other. To feel a life growing inside you is the biggest blessing that a woman has been granted. For nine months you feel the child growing in your womb and feel a love that you have never felt before. But amid all these wonderful feelings there are some physical discomforts that you need to put up with. During your pregnancy, you want to stay away from medication as much as possible and look for natural home remedies.
Ginger- a great natural remedy
One very common symptom that nine out of ten pregnant women experience is nausea and morning sickness. It is indeed a wretched feeling. If you too are experiencing such symptoms we have a great home remedy for you today that you will find in your kitchen. We are talking about ginger and are here to tell you all about it. Ginger in reality is a root that has a whole host of aromatic compounds that can work as great remedy against nausea.
In fact clinical studies have been conducted to prove its effectiveness against nausea of all types. Ginger was pitted against Dramamine (it is the most popular over the counter antiemic that stops vomiting) and ginger emerged as a clear winner. Ginger not only was more effective to stop nausea, it did not cause any of the drowsiness that is associated with the use of Dramamine. Ginger is a commonly used Chinese herb remedy that is based on the concept of yin and yang. Ginger falls in the category of yang or “hot” remedy. It will work very well for women who feel cold and generally want to keep themselves warm in layers and layers of clothing during their pregnancy.
The rich legacy of ginger
In China, ginger has been used by pregnant women since times unknown. It has literally been passed down as a legacy from generations and women have benefited greatly from its use. It is just the thing you need for your morning sickness. Having a tea with grated ginger just sipping ginger water through the day can be a great remedy for your morning sickness. For pregnant women ginger can help in more ways than one. Clinical research has shown that ginger has a muscle relaxant property and thus helps women when they are experiencing contractions as well. For the very same reason, ginger will help when women are cramping during their menstrual cycles as well.
Ginger is an herb that finds extensive use in Chinese and Indian cooking, because of its very many medicinal properties. If you are experiencing pregnancy and are looking for natural remedies, ginger can be immensely helpful. Consider having a warm cup of ginger tea and you will feel relaxed physically and mentally. It's quite amazing to think that this humble herb that has helped women through the ages and made their pregnancy a little comfortable. If so many women have benefited from ginger why should not you?