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Ginger: Ginger is an herb that is used in cooking and medicinally and is claimed to have a wide variety of health benefits, including anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, antibacterial, anti-clotting and pain killing effects. Ginger is used in Asian medicine and is available in herbal supplements and preparations.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Ginger

Adequate amounts of Ginger are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Ginger

Adequate amounts of Ginger are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Ginger

Excessive intake of Ginger may involve the following risks:

  • Gas
  • Bloating nausea
  • Heartburn
  • Consult with physician prior to use of supplements during pregnancy or lactation
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Possible serious interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your healthcare providers before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

Ginger: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Ginger) include:

  • Zingiber officinale

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