Health

GINGER

Uses?

May reduce cholesterol and narrowing of the arteries

Prevention and relief of headaches

Tendonitis and sports injuries

Intestinal parasites

Motion sickness

Colds and flu

Indigestion

Bursitis

Nausea

Hive

Who?

Almost everyone

Who can’t?

People on any type of medication. Check with doctor

Pregnant or breast feeding

How long?

There are no restrictions on length of use, so long as it is having the desire effect

Side effects?

Stomach discomfort

Heartburn

diarrhoea

Ginger
Ginger in different forms: fresh, capsules and tincture

Available forms?

Teas, capsules, tinctures, capsules, tablets, fresh root, liquid extract or crystallised slices

Dose?

Follow health professional advice or directions on the package

Part used?

Root

Comes from?

Native to south-eastern Asia, cultivated for millennia in China and India, introduced and widespread in several tropical countries, reached the West at least 2,000 years ago

Other names?

Zingiber officinale

Root ginger

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