Drinking ginger root tea may help reduce blood pressure, and gingerol, which is found in ginger, may help reduce tumors. Ginger root tea may also help with gastrointestinal problems and help reduce vomiting and nausea.
Because it increases healthy sweating, drinking ginger root tea can help boost the immune system. People with arthritis can drink the tea to help reduce inflammation. Ginger can help ease morning sickness in pregnant women. For menstruating women, ginger helps to decrease the pain associated with cramping, although some women report experiencing extra bleeding after consuming ginger. Because ginger helps to lower blood sugar, people with diabetes should carefully watch blood sugar levels after consuming it.