has also been used as an effective analgesic, anti-pyretic, anti-viral,
in the treatment of hypertension, and in the prevention of
atherosclerosis. Other benefits of ginger include its ability to
cleanse the colon, reduce spasms and cramps, stimulate circulation, and
aid metabolism. Many have used it to treat colitis, nausea, gas,
indigestion, bowel disorders, morning sickness, motion sickness,
vomiting, congestion, fever, and headaches. Asian medicine still uses
it as a treatment for asthma, shortness of breath, water retention,
earache, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. Homeopathic practitioners even
recommend it for sexual disorders. An added benefit to Ginger is that
it is a strong antioxidant and effective microbial agent for sores and
How does Ginger work
in the digestive system? It helps protect the gastric system by
increasing the pH of stomach acid, reducing its acidity, thereby lower
the rate of gastric secretions, and increasing digestive enzyme
activity. Rather than blocking the feelings of nausea in the brain, it
acts directly on the stomach and liver to reduce nausea and vomiting.
By providing you with a clear head and by working as a
metabolism aid, Ginger Root is the perfect compliment to any diet plan.
At prescribed dosage levels, Ginger Root has no recorded problems of
known significance. No drug interactions have been reported as well.