Research tests show ginger kills cancer cells

New research carried out by researchers at the University of Michigan suggests that ginger could have an important role to play in treating ovarian cancer, reports the BBC.

The researchers used dissolved ginger powder, similar to that sold in shops, which they applied to ovarian cancer cells. In the study the ginger killed the cancer cells in each of the tests carried out.

Even more significantly, the ginger seemed to stop the cells from becoming resistant to treatment.

The US research demonstrated two types of cell death