Please check out " 22 benefits of ginger". There's also some other articles on Japanese scientists just confirmef that Properties in ginger Makes cancer cells Turn on each other and destroy them. This works for leukemia, So the article says. Also Ginger tea (which is simply ginger root, boilling water, honey and lemon. Which tastes wonderful) Is a immune system booster....just shareing new info I found..I am drinking 1/2 gal per day. On the second day I noticed I have a lot more energy.