The ginger oil is becoming more common and popular to replace when we experience some pain pills alternative. This oil has characteristics that show it as a beneficial option in various ways, particularly in the field of health. Here’s how homemade ginger oil can replace pain pills and be helpful in a number of ways.
Ginger oil uses
Among the varied and advantageous uses that are attributed to ginger, we can mention the following: it can relieve aches and pains, its benefits blood circulation and it can treat digestive problems, among many other uses.
How to use it
Oil recommendations will depend on the purpose you want to achieve. Some suggestions:
- To improve energy levels and revitalize the mind and body, it is necessary to use 2-3 drops.
- To relieve arthritis, back pain, muscle pain and the circulatory system, 2-3 drops are mixed and applied with gentle massages.
- To calm gas and diarrhea, a drop is applied to the abdomen through massage.
- To soothe sore throats, sinusitis, it is necessary to inhale one to two drops using a diffuser.
Ginger oil benefits
Thanks to a diversity of properties contained in the oil, we can treat various conditions. Among the best known, we can mention that this powerful oil is: anti-inflammatory, digestive, antiseptic, analgesic, expectorant. Here are some ways to relieve pain:
Ginger oil for the stomach and intestine
Due to the properties, it has, we can use it to treat dyspepsia, spasms, flatulence and indigestion. It is also advantageous for those who want to gain weight, because it helps to awaken the appetite.
Ginger oil to detoxify the body
The oil also offers its advantages in the case of foods that have intoxicated us. Its characteristics make it an alternative to treat problems of food poisoning, bacterial dysentery and some infections in the intestines.
Ginger oil for malaria and yellow fever
The oil can act as a repellent for the Anopheles culicifacies mosquito, the cause of malaria.
Ginger oil for stretch marks
The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of ginger stimulate blood circulation and promote the repair of damaged skin, if we also combine it with coconut oil, we will achieve a better result.
Ginger oil for respiratory problems
Some of the very common conditions we experience are: cough, bronchitis, dyspnea, flu, asthma. For all these, ginger can help us eliminate them. It can even remove phlegm from the lungs and throat.
Ginger oil for pain relief
To relieve various pains, ginger oil can minimize prostaglandins, which are involved in inflammatory and pain-related processes.
Ginger oil for heart disease
The oil has properties that will help you minimize risks of arteriosclerosis, blood clots and levels of bad cholesterol in the blood. Therefore, this natural oil is ideal for treating heart diseases and diseases related to circulatory problems.
Ginger oil for hypertension
Consuming ginger oil frequently allows you to minimize the risk of developing the problem of hypertension.
Ginger oil for chronic diseases
Various chronic diseases can be treated and others can be prevented just with the daily consumption of 2-4 grams of ginger.
How to prepare ginger oil
Ingredients you will need:
- Fresh ginger
- 1 ½ cups olive oil
- Bowl for the oven
- Cheese grater
Instructions for preparation
A cup of fresh ginger, including the skin, should be rinsed and allowed to dry for a couple of hours. The olive oil is poured into a baking dish. The ginger is grated on a cheese grater. Then it is added to the olive oil and you have to make sure you mix it well. Put the mixture in the oven and leave it in the oven at 65ºC for 2 hours.
Pour the mixture through a cheese cloth to filter and remove any existing ginger bits and squeeze the remaining oil from the cheese cloth and transfer the ginger oil to glass bottles. Make sure it is kept in a place that is cool and dry. Thus, you can guarantee oil for up to 6 months.
You can also do it through a slow cooker and this is the procedure:
- Combine 2 cups of grated raw ginger and 3 cups of olive oil in a saucepan.
- Heat over low heat for 48 hours. (Yes, 48 hours)
- Then strain through cheesecloth and collect the oils.
- Place in an airtight jar and allow the oil to sit for 24 hours until natural separation occurs.
- Once the separation occurs, pour in the oil that accumulates on top.
- Your ginger oil is now ready to use.
How to use ginger oil:
Ginger oil clearly has a ginger flavor, so it can be used for cooking. It is a great addition to many food dishes. Use it as a dip for raw vegetables or sushi!
You can store your ginger oil like any other essential oil. A cool and dry place is the most necessary. If they separate with oil, just shake it well and mix.
With these simple steps, you can use ginger oil prepared at home to replace pain pills and also avoid the side effects of medications.
In a simple way, just by using homemade ginger oil to replace pain pills by using it in food or locally as a massage oil, you can prevent diseases and at the same time treat various conditions to prevent them from continuing.