Traditional Ginger

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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).

References

Ginger: Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Dosage, and Warning. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-961/ginger