Anyone who has a cold likes to drink ginger tea. But has the tuber’s effect on coughs, fever and colds also been proven?
Even though it doesn’t come from our latitudes, but from Asia, ginger is popular in this country, as an ingredient in the kitchen and as a home remedy. Ginger tea is not only available in Asian restaurants, but also as an alternative to peppermint etc. in many cafés. Perhaps ginger is so familiar to us because it found its way to Europe back in Roman times. And it established itself there early on in the culinary world, for example as ginger ale or gingerbread.
In folk medicine, ginger is used for colds, coughs, runny nose and hoarseness. But is this scientifically proven? Or at least plausible?
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I’m Caroline, a journalist and author for 24 Hours Worlds. I specialize in health-related news and stories, bringing real-world impact to readers across the globe. With my experience in journalism and writing in both print and online formats, I strive to provide reliable information that resonates with audiences from all walks of life.