Soonth (Zingiber Officinale)
Anti-inflammatory and Analgesic: Gingerol an active component in ginger reduces pain, inflammation and tissue damage by inhibiting prostaglandin and leukotriene biosynthesis through suppression of 5-lipoxygenase pathway.
Anti-osteoporotic: Ginger has osteo-protective effect, it stimulates osteoblast proliferation, differentiation maturation and increases ECM mineralization.
Hepatoprotective: Ginger reduces hepatic triglyceride content and pro-inflammatory cytokines to ameliorate liver inflammation and fibrosis and promotes its detoxification by increased glutathione and superoxide dismutase levels.
Digestive: Ginger improves digestion by stimulating hydrochloric acid secretion, which helps digest proteins, and bile, which helps digest fats.
Anti-flatulent: Ginger contains a natural carminative agent that accelerates the emptying of the gastric and relieves flatulence.
Cough Relief: Ginger and its active components induces bronchodilation by modulating intracellular calcium ([Ca2+]i) in airway smooth muscle and helps to relieve cough.