- Digestive Aid: Dried ginger (sukku) is known for its digestive properties. It can help relieve indigestion, bloating, and gas. It stimulates the secretion of digestive enzymes and promotes smoother digestion.
- Anti-Inflammatory: Ginger, including dried ginger, has anti-inflammatory properties. It may help reduce inflammation in the body, which is beneficial for conditions like arthritis and muscle pain.
- Immune Support: Ginger contains compounds that may enhance the immune system’s functioning, helping the body to defend against infections.
- Nausea and Morning Sickness: Ginger is often recommended for reducing nausea and vomiting, making it helpful for pregnant women experiencing morning sickness.
- Pain Relief: It is believed that Sukku Nattu Sarkarai can help alleviate various types of pain, including headaches and menstrual pain, due to the anti-inflammatory and analgesic (pain-relieving) properties of ginger.
- Cough and Cold: Some people use this remedy to relieve symptoms of coughs and colds. The warming effect of ginger may help soothe a sore throat and alleviate congestion.