7. Treats Migraines
Research has shown that ginger may provide migraine relief due to its ability to stop prostaglandins from causing pain and inflammation in the blood vessels.
For a migraine, drink ginger tea during migraine attacks to block the unbearable pain and stop the associated dizziness and nausea.
8. Suppresses Cough
Ginger is a natural analgesic and painkiller, hence it can be used to soothe the pain and irritation of a sore throat. It can also help reduce coughing, especially when caused by the common cold. The pungent warming action of ginger helps eliminate mucus from the lungs that may be causing the cough.
You can chew some fresh ginger root or drink ginger juice or tea to suppress a cough. You can also massage the chest and back with ginger oil to help relieve and treat a cough.