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What are the implications of ginger?

What are the implications of ginger?

Multiple benefits: Ginger can help in nausea ; vomiting related to pregnancy, motion sickness, after surgery, and chemotherapy. It's also anti-inflammatory and may help joint pain in osteoarthritis. http://tinyurl.com/n4wuj8w some research also supports benefits type 2 diabetes -- improving Insulin sensitivity, lipid profiles, and certain markers of inflammation. http://tinyurl.com/md5ur3u. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Ginger (Definition)

Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more


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What are the nutrients that in the ginger?

What are the nutrients that in the ginger?

Vitamins, minerals &: Ginger contains at least 477 different chemicals(!) including trace levels of vitamins including c, b3, 5, 6, 9 & k, minerals like potassium, magnesium & zinc & Amino Acids like aspartate, but it is a trivial source of most nutrients & its main health benefits come from unique compounds like gingerols & gingediols with medicinal effects. See www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=72. ...Read more

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Ginger and gallstone?

Ginger and gallstone?

Unclear: Some herbal websites suggest that ginger can treat gallstones, others warn that ginger may stimulate gallbladder contractions and provoke a gallbladder attack an article i found in a GI journal could not document any effect on gallbladder volume or ejection fraction in healthy males. Ginger may increase bile production. Actual effect on gallstones is unclear. ...Read more

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What are some of the benefits of ginger?

What are some of the benefits of ginger?

Many: It is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. It is very beneficial for nausea and motion sickness. It decreases nausea, vomiting, dizziness & clamminess associated with motion sickness. It can also be used for morning sickness & hyperemesis gravidum. Additionally it contains gingerols which reduce formation of cytokines associated with inflammation. ...Read more

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What are dis advantages of ginger to the health?

What are dis advantages of ginger to the health?

Side effects are not: Common w ginger. However doses > 10, 000 mg (fresh) or > 4, 000 mg (powdered) aren't recommended long-term. Allergic reactions are rare but can include swelling of mouth, tongue, face, throat;rash, itching, hives, difficulty breathing ; chest tightness. It may cause heartburn, bloating, gas, belching, diarrhea ; bad taste. It may effect blood clotting -so consult dr about use w anti-inflammatory >. ...Read more

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Is ginger good for cough?

Is ginger good for cough?

Yes: I personally use it when I have upper respiratory infections with bad coughing. In chinese traditional medicine it used to expel cold, warm the middle "triple heater" , warm the lungs and to liquefy phlegm. ...Read more

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Hw gud is ginger tea for bp?

Hw gud is ginger tea for bp?

Not sure: Ginger has been reported to improve circulation ; help reduce blood pressure. However, i haven't actually read the studies on their effectiveness. ...Read more

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What is Ginger mint good for?

What is Ginger mint good for?

Digestion and...: Like other types of mint Ginger mint is often used for digestive disorders and also as an antiseptic, for fevers and headaches. See http://www.herbalpedia.com/mint,%20Ginger.pdf for more on Ginger mint and http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/10/14/peppermint-health-benefits.aspx for information about the uses of mint in general. ...Read more

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Is ginger a vegetable or fruit?

Ginger: Ginger is a spice but would be more consider a root vegetable. ...Read more