White Ginger can be used to boost the body immune system to prevent being infected with Corona virus.
This was the submission of a popular trado expert in Oyo state, Joy Adekunle Adejare who advised Nigerians on how to stay safe from contracting Coronavirus given the first case of the virus that was recorded in Lagos State, Nigeria.
In a telephone chat with everyeveryng, the trado expert disclosed that she as a stakeholder in the trado medical business is already conducting a rigorius research on coming up with with a possible herbal cure for the virus.
” Since I heard about the outbreak of the virus in Lagos state, I have been working on several herbal combinations that can help in curing this before it spreads”
However, she advised Nigerians on the need to use white ginger to boost their immune system as a way to prevent themselves from the virus as she also emphasized the need for personal and environmental hygiene.
According to her, the white ginger can be used alongside foods like pap, tea, and other variety of foods to boost the immune system.
In the same vein, a lifestyle coach Luke Coutinho has shared tips on how people can use their body’s natural defense mechanism, ‘immunity’, to prevent the deadly Coronavirus infection.
In a video posted on his Instagram page to enlighten people on how to stay safe from the virus, Coutinho suggested basic hygiene practices like washing hands as a necessity, he also said it is essential to include anti-viral foods in one’s diet.
He also mentioned Garlic and ginger as an ingredient that could help in boosting the immune system.
In the meantime, many Nigerians are already expressing doubt in the Coronavirus Preparedness Group set up by the Nigerian Government to mitigate the impact of the virus after the country recorded its first case.
They cast doubt on the level of preparedness on the part of the Federal Government towards ensuring that the virus does not spread like a widefire.
However, the Ogun state government has quarantined twenty-eight people believed to have come in contact with the Italian man who tested positive to the virus.
The state Governor, Dapo Abiodun, disclosed that 28 people who had contact with the Italian victim of the disease have been identified and quarantined.
It was gathered that the state has shut down a firm in Ewekoro. The 44-year-old Italian victim is said to be a consultant to the Lafarge, Ewekoro factory.
Also, the Nigeria Governors’ Forum has advised citizens to quarantine themselves should they observe symptoms of the virus.
The forum added that citizens should contact the nearest health facility within their states should they suspect symptoms of the virus.
This was contained in a statement issued by its Chairman and Governor of Ekiti, Dr.Kayode Fayemi.
Fayemi said that the governors had taken note of the first case of COVID-19 case reported in Lagos and had initiated monitoring infrastructure to ensure that quick response and attention were given to anyone showing symptoms.
Earlier, everyeveryng editorial team has posted an article that looks into the place of traditional doctors in tackling a menace like this.
Other Health Benefits Of White Ginger
Nutritionist said ginger can reduce people’s risk of diabetes as Scientists have linked some active compounds in ginger with improvements in insulin and metabolism.
While some chemical compounds in ginger may decrease over time, the drying process enhances other beneficial ones.
Also, It has been described as a natural way to relieve period pain, out of all of the research done on ginger’s pain-relieving properties, results show it helps with menstrual pain the most, sipping ginger tea can also soothe nausea during that time of the month.
Nutritionist said that ginger is an anti-inflammatory and the root can also prevent inflammation from starting by reducing cell-signaling activity.
Another health benefit of ginger as disclosed by nutritionist is that It can also curb morning sicknessGinger may help reduce symptoms of morning sickness! In fact, research supports the safety and efficacy of ginger during pregnancy, with some improvement in symptoms when compared to a placebo.
Also, It may help preventing heart disease and lower risk of cancer.