Used in different cuisines for their spice and flavor, these spices may also provide a number of health benefits.
Turmeric and ginger both have antioxidant properties that are known to contribute to the ability to help to prevent cancer.
Ginger and turmeric have anti-inflammatory properties. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center: Health care professionals often recommend ginger to treat inflammatory conditions including arthritis and ulcerative colitis.
The University of Maryland Medical Center also points to ginger's effectiveness in reducing nausea and vomiting that occur with motion sickness.
Turmeric is also recommended to help reduce symptoms of indigestion, such as bloating and gas.