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Other Names: Ginger, African Ginger, Canton Ginger, Cochin Ginger, Jamaican Ginger, Ginger Root, Genigibre, Gingembre, Sheng Jian, Zingiber Officinale
Traditional Usages: Food, Flavouring, Drinks,Travel Sickness, Flatulent Colic, Irritable Bowel, Diarrhea, Colds, Influenza, Hypothermia, Intestinal Problems, Appetitie Loss, Hiccups, Coronary Artery Disease, Suppressed Menstruation from Cold, Improves Sex Life, Nausea, Vomitting, Morning Sickness of Pregnancy, Phlegmy Colds, Indigestion, Cataracts, Heart Disease, Migraines, Stroke, Amenorrhea, Angina, Athletes Feet, Bursitis, Chronic Fatigues, Depression, Dizziness, Fever, Infertility, Erectile Difficulties, Kidney Stones, Sciatica, Viral Infections, Motion Sickness, Chilblains, Poor circulation
Resources: US, Asia, Caribbean, Jamaica, Nigeria, China, India, Indonesia,
Parts Used: Root, Essential Oil
Administration Method: Chopped, Ground or Dry extracts for teas
Herb Action: Antiemetic, Cholagogue
Herbal Research: Fresh Ginger
Health Warning: For persons with Gallstones, seek the advice of your doctor
Fresh Ginger - Natural remedy for Gout: Ginger is useful in treating gout because it reduces inflammation. It is also available in capsule and tablet form and as extracts and tinctures. To relieve pain drink tea made from fresh ginger or take extract (2-3 grams) three times per day.
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