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Ginger can be used to help prevent or treat nausea and vomiting from motion sickness, pregnancy, and cancer chemotherapy. It is also used as a digestive aid for mild stomach upset, to reduce pain of osteoarthritis, and may even be used in heart disease. Some studies suggest that ginger may be effective in reducing symptoms of motion sickness. Ginger has shown effective results far nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods. Use of ginger has also shown to be beneficial in chemotherapy nausea. Ginger is a culinary herb; a strong aromatic that when smelt delivers a powerful response. There is a married relationship between ginger and digestion but its varied action on muscular skeletal symptoms like pain is gaining further ground in clinical science.
Ginger has a rich and vibrant history of use, dating back to the 9th and 10th centuries. Ginger has been used world-wide traditionally to treat the common cold, fever, gastrointestinal complications, motion sickness, as an anti-inflammatory for osteoarthritis and to support digestive function. Naturopaths deem ginger as a warming digestive. Delivery methods of ginger are varied such as tea, tincture, encapsulation and powders used orally and topically. Chopping up ginger root for stir fries, stews, desserts, juices and tea is a positive addition to your diet.

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