Common Name: Ginger Root
Botanicals Name: Zingiber officinalis
Cultivation Method: Organically Grown
Plant Part Used: Tuber/Rhizome (Root)
Extraction Method: 1st Steam Distillation
Source: Single Source
Aroma: Spicy, warm, characteristic.
Stomach: Ginger root and ginger oil are often used for upset stomachs. It is one of the best remedies for indigestion, stomach ache, dyspepsia, colic, spasms, diarrhea, flatuence and other stomach and bowel related problems. Ginger or ginger oil is often added to recipes, especially in India, as it helps in improving digestion. Ginger tea is also used for relieving stomach problems. Furthermore, it can increase your appetite, which is great for people who are trying to put on weight.
Food Poisoning: Ginger is an antiseptic and carminative substance. As a result, it can be used to treat food poisoning. It is also used for treating intestinal infections and bacterial dysentery.
Nausea and Vomiting: Research has shown that ginger root and its oil are also effective against nausea, motion sickness and vomiting. Use of ginger may also result in a reduction of pregnancy-related vomiting in women.
Malaria: Ginger root and ginger oil are also effective against yellow fever and malaria.