Relieves nausea associated with motion sickness, morning sickness and vertigo
The name "ginger" originates from a Sanskrit word meaning "horn-shaped", in reference to the bulges on the underground stems. In Western countries, ginger is mainly used to make sweets.
People with peptic ulcers should not take ginger medicinally.
Do not take the essential oil internally without professional supervision.
People on blood-thinning medication and pregnant women should avoid high doses of ginger.
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- (Updated by Birgit Ottermann, Health24, April 2010)