Ginger

Scientific Name

Zingiber officinale


Overview

Ginger is used as treatment for motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, inflammatory conditions, and digestive health.  Chinese physicians used ginger for thousands of years.  Ginger is an antioxidant with antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-clotting, and pain-relieving functions.


Function


Forms Available


Recommended Intake


Deficiency


Sources in the Diet


Challenges Presented


Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs