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Ginger speeds up recovery from Covid-19 by thirty percent
Covid-19 is over and we, the industrious compilers of this free web magazine, hope it stays that way. But just in case SARS-CoV-2 makes a surprising comeback, we read a Chinese trial in which ginger supplementation accelerates recovery from Covid-19.
The researchers used a product from Fujian Longzhi Biotechnology. They dissolved it in warm water and drank it like tea. We have not been able to find information about the exact composition.
This was 6 days for the subjects in the ginger group. The subjects who took ginger powder were therefore home an average of 2.5 days earlier than the subjects in the other group. This equates to a reduction of the recovery period by more than thirty percent.
The positive effect of ginger was particularly noticeable among people over 60. There was no statistically significant decrease in the length of stay for women, but there was for men.
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In this way, ginger may be able to thwart the virus in the human body, making it less difficult for the immune system to fight the infection.