- Product Highlights
- May soothe an upset stomach and support digestion
- May help reduce nausea, vomiting and dizziness associated with motion
- Promotes a healthy inflammation response
- Supports stomach, liver, and intestinal health
SKU 076280013016 Quantity 180 Easy-to-Swallow Capsules Serving Size 2 Capsules Servings Per Container 90 Potency 550 mg Directions Use only as directed. Take two capsules two to five times daily with a meal or glass of water. Warnings Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing. Keep out of reach of children. Keep your licensed health care practitioner informed when using this product. Persons with gallstones should consult a practitioner before use. Ingredients …for product label information including a complete list of ingredients, click all product images above.
- Product Details
Traditional Chinese Medicine has recommended ginger for over 2,500 years. It is used for abdominal bloating, coughing, vomiting, diarrhea, and rheumatism. Ginger is commonly used in the Ayurvedic and Tibb systems of medicine for the treatment of inflammatory joint diseases, such as arthritis and rheumatism.
The dried rhizome of ginger contains approximately 1–4% volatile oils. These are the medically active constituents of ginger and are also responsible for ginger’s characteristic odor and taste. The aromatic constituents include zingiberene and bisabolene, while the pungent constituents are known as gingerols and shogaols. The pungent constituents are credited with the anti-nausea and anti-vomiting effects of ginger.
In humans, ginger is thought to act directly on the gastrointestinal system to reduce nausea. Ginger has been shown to reduce the symptoms of motion sickness associated with travel by boat and, to a lesser extent, car. Two double-blind clinical trials have found that ginger may reduce nausea due to anesthesia following surgery, although one trial could not confirm this benefit. A preliminary trial has suggested ginger may be helpful for preventing chemotherapy -induced nausea.
While ginger is a popular remedy for nausea of pregnancy, it has only been clinically studied for very severe nausea and vomiting known as hyperemesis gravidarum. This condition is life threatening and should only be treated by a qualified healthcare professional. Because ginger contains some compounds that cause chromosomal mutation in the test tube, some doctors are concerned about the safety of using ginger during pregnancy. However, the available clinical research, combined with the fact that ginger is widely used in the diet of certain cultures, suggests that prudent use of ginger for morning sickness is safe in amounts up to 1 gram per day.
Ginger is considered a tonic for the digestive tract, stimulating digestion and toning the intestinal muscles. This action eases the transport of substances through the digestive tract, lessening irritation to the intestinal walls. Ginger may protect the stomach from the damaging effect of alcohol and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen) and may help prevent ulcers.
Ginger also supports cardiovascular health. Ginger may make blood platelets less sticky and less likely to aggregate.
Ginger Root Brand: SolarayPrice: $12.08 - In stock
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