Ginger - Tru


Dec 26, 2023Team Tru

What is Ginger?

Originating in southern China, ginger is utilized globally as a spice. The most commonly used part of the flowering plant is its rhizome, which is located in the root. Ginger root has been utilized as a major component of traditional medicine since as long as 5,000 years ago. Because of its potential health benefits, ginger was a highly traded commodity during the height of the Roman Empire, mostly traded from India. Europe quickly caught on and ginger became a product traded world-wide. [1]

Potential Benefits of Ginger

Ginger has long been used in traditional medical practices as it is believed by many to help fight the common cold, the flu, nausea, and digestive issues. Some believe Gingerol, an oil extracted from the ginger root, helps promote blood flow and helps fight against inflammation. Additionally, multiple studies have been conducted to see if ginger can help with nausea of pregnant women. The studies have shown that ginger may be effective if women take between 1 and 1.5 grams daily. In some cases, medical patients in the process of chemotherapy or in post-surgery are given ginger in the hopes to help prevent vomiting. Other potentials benefits of ginger include; improving high blood sugar, general soreness, stomach pain, arthritis, indigestion, and high cholesterol. [2]

Do Tru Drinks Have Vitamin C?

If you are looking for an enhanced sparkling water with ginger, Tru Defend Drink (Immunity Blend) might be the right choice for you. 


Company Disclaimer

While all of our product development was guided by years of meticulous research, data collection, and thoughtful conversations with experts, Tru is not making any of the above claims for its products. We recognize that the data represented is limited compared to the sea of information available and that each study likely utilized a different quantity and source of ingredients to conduct their experiments. As always, consult your physician before use if you are pregnant, nursing, have a medical condition, or are taking any medication.

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