Ginger root is a great addition to regular meals. It can be used ground or raw, but pickled ginger is the most popular.
Most often, pickled ginger is used with rolls. However, it can be used to prepare other dishes based on fish and meat.
In addition, it contains a huge amount of minerals that are necessary for normal life. And regular use helps to reduce stress, eliminate nervous tension and feelings of fear. It is believed that pickled ginger increases libido and also prolongs youth.
Other health benefits of ginger include:
As you can see, ginger is a magical root known not only for its unusual taste and minty aroma, but also for its healing effect. Therefore, it does not hurt anyone to prepare a few jars of pickled root, especially for the winter.
Typically, rice vinegar is used to make pickled ginger, which gives it a delicate pink color. Few people know, but you can also prepare a marinade based on apple cider vinegar. It, unlike rice, will not color ginger, but it will still give it a piquant taste.
Despite the fact that pickled ginger is extremely healthy, in some cases it can harm the body.
There are a number of contraindications when it is better to stop using it.
Do not use ginger during breastfeeding, in the last months of pregnancy. Spicy spices can cause premature birth.
Give up ginger with high blood pressure, as well as after a heart attack or stroke.
The root is forbidden if you are allergic to ginger or marinade components, with exacerbation of gastrointestinal diseases, viral hepatitis and cirrhosis of the liver.
Due to the sugar content of pickled ginger, diabetics should consume it in small quantities.