Medicinal Benefits of Luyang Dilao (Ginger Root):
â€¢ Relieves rheumatic pains & muscle pains
â€¢ Alleviates sore throat, fever and colds
â€¢ Ease nausea and vomiting
â€¢ Intestinal disorders and slow digestion
â€¢ Relief from tympanism and flatulence
â€¢ Treat intestinal worms
â€¢ Hinder diarrhea, gas pains
â€¢ Relieve indigestion (dyspepsia), toothaches
â€¢ Lower cholesterol levels
â€¢ Aids treatment of tuberculosis
Preparation & Use:
â€¢ Boil the ginger root in water and drink. The more concentrated the better.
â€¢ For sore throat and tooth ache, remove the skin and chew small portions.
â€¢ For cuts & bruises, apply the juice of luyang-dilao directly to the skin or use dried rhizomes with 70% alcohol then apply to afflicted areas.
â€¢ For rheumatism and muscle pains, pound roasted or fresh ginger and apply to painful areas -can be mixed with oil for easy application.
Try this sumptuous recipe with luyang dilaw: Tinolang Manok sa Luyang Dilaw