In Indonesia, ginger is known to be consumed to improve health. However, until recently, consuming herbs like ginger is also very much recommended to build your immunity. Strong immunity can help the body to fight off bacteria and viruses, as well as preventing the body from contracting illnesses caused by them. Ginseng is also known to improve immunity, albeit rarely used in Indonesia. Two of these herbs are both main ingredients used to formulate Herbamojo, which is why consuming the supplement regularly may also help in improving your immunity. Read on!
Benefits of ginseng for respiratory health and immunity
Ginseng's multitude of usage is gaining popularity across the world, including Indonesia. Aside from being beneficial to combat fatigue and increase energy levels, ginseng has also been shown to improve immunity. A study have shown that normal consumption of ginseng may help in supporting immune system to resist viral infections, including infections by different flu virus strains. Ginseng is also shown to prevent inflammatory cells as well as flu virus from replicating in the lungs. Therefore, ginseng might have potential usage in preventing flu virus infections through strengthening the immune system.
Benefits of ginger for respiratory health and immunity
Ginger price on the market has recently been on the rise due to COVID-19, and this is not without any good reasoning. Having a myriad of benefits for health, ginger's warming effect has long been deemed useful to treat and prevent both common cold and flu. Ginger is also useful in managing common respiratory illness, as well as cough and throat problems. Ginger works by expanding your lungs and loosening up mucus/phlegm in your airway, acting as a natural expectorant that breaks down and removes mucus. Therefore, consuming ginger frequently may help you quickly recover from difficulty in breathing.
Consuming ginger is also useful to safeguard you against bacterial and viral infections. Ginger acts by decreasing bacterial infections in the stomach, as well as improving absorption of essential nutrients in the body by stimulating gastric and pancreatic enzyme secretion. High immunity starts in the gut, so ginger may help you build your immunity and aid your body's defense mechanism against bacteria and viruses naturally.
With benefits for the respiratory system and immunity, studies have also shown that ginger may help prevent you from getting sick due to a respiratory virus, preventing the virus from attaching to and infecting upper respiratory tract cells. Ginger consumption stimulates the respiratory cells to secrete an anti-viral protein, as well as inhibiting mucus production and clearing up nasal congestion.