Traditional Ginger

By Franz Eugen Köhler, Köhler’s Medizinal-Pflanzen – The Internet Archive List of Koehler Images, Public Domain,

Plant Family: Zingiberaceae

Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale

Alternative Name: Ginger root or Ginger

Medicinal Uses:

  • Nausea and vomiting caused by HIV/AIDS treatment. 
  • Painful menstrual periods. 
  • Morning sickness. 
  • Osteoarthritis. 
  • Nausea and vomiting following surgery. 
  • Dizziness (vertigo).


Ginger: Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Dosage, and Warning. (n.d.). Retrieved from