Recent studies have shown that ginger has strong anticancer effects, and is more powerful than chemotherapy to combat breast cancer. Also ginger can reduce prostate cancer by 56 percent.
For turmeric has long been known to have medicinal properties and it gives excellent results in treating cancer, but new research shows that ginger is just as powerful as an alternative treatment in the fight against cancer.
Studies have shown that a compound in ginger known as shogaols is very active anticancer ingredient. This ingredient is produced when the ginger root will dry or cooked. There is something really specific for this ingredient that it seems ginger superior to chemotherapy.
This component of ginger kills cancer cells while leaving healthy cells untouched. Huge difference from conventional treatment of cancer that does not show this kind of selective cytotoxicity.