The ginger is used for flavoring foods. Ginger is used as ingredient in recipes. Ginger has a long and honored tradition in folk medicine. Ginger has anticancer properties.


  • May prevent motion sickness.
  • Can help to quell nausea.
  • Ginger wine may help to relieve menstrual cramps.


  • Raw or candied ginger may irritate oral tissue and other mucous membranes.

A comforting way to relieve the chills and congestion of a cold: Make ginger tea by simmering one or two slices of fresh ginger root in water for 10 minutes. Ginger root is used to counter the nausea and vomiting of motion sickness.


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