Ginger is one of the healthiest spices and full of nutrients & bioactive compounds that have many benefits for our body and brain. Dry Ginger Powder or Sonth Powder is a warm spice with pungent taste, extracted from the dried ginger roots. It helps to pacify Vata and Kapha doshas and increases Pitta dosha. Sonth Powder is used as an ingredient in many Ayurvedic formulations because of its healing properties. It helps in digestion, enhances appetite, pacifies stomach disorders, and maintains joint health and respiratory system health. Dried Ginger Powder is used as a spice during cooking. It also combines well with other Ayurvedic spices like turmeric, cayenne, cumin, coriander, fennel and cinnamon.
According to Ayurveda, the pungent and hot taste make Sonth Powder a good appetizer and digestive. It is also an aphrodisiac, hence treats respiratory disorders, cough, nausea, vomiting, hiccups, and constipation. Dry Ginger Powder treats inflammation and throat related diseases.
Health benefits of Dry Ginger Powder :
- Lowers cholesterol
- Aids Indigestion
- Treats Common cold
- Good for Menstrual pain
- Cures Muscle pain and soreness
- Good for Nausea and morning sickness
- Helps Lower blood sugar
- Aids Inflammation
- Improves metabolism
- Helps in Weight loss