In Sontha Ayurveda, as important as Harad and Amla, it has thousands of properties. It is rich in taste, hot in tasir, to cure arthritis, colds, indigestion, constipation, breathlessness, cough, heart disease, piles and stomach diseases.
Grind dry ginger in water and apply it on temples to get relief in migraines or migraine. Apart from this, grind dry ginger and mix it with goat milk, dripping few drops in the nose provides relief in headache.
Drinking 15 grams dry ginger powder with rye kanji or giloy decoction daily is beneficial in arthritis.
Diarrhea is cured by taking powder of vine and dry ginger mixed with jaggery and buttermilk.
It is also useful -
lick dry ginger, Indian gooseberry, small peepal powder with honey or take warm milk of goat, it provides relief in hiccups. Taking a decoction of dry ginger and coriander ends stomachache and constipation. Applying rock salt and lemon juice on 5 grams of ginger pieces before eating, increases appetite.