There are many medicinal uses of ginger. It can be taken orally and topically for various medical conditions.
Taken orally, the medicinal uses of ginger include motion sickness, morning sickness, colic, upset stomach, flatulence, nausea from chemotherapy, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthrits, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting after surgery, migraine hedaches, and for discontinuation of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant medications.
The medicinal uses of ginger also include upper respiratory infections, cough, bronchitis, diuretic, baldness, malaria, snake bites, rheumatism and toothaches.
The dried plant has been used for chest pain, lower back pain, and stomach pain.
The medicinal uses of ginger juice includes thermal burns when applied topically. The medicinal uses of ginger oil includes being a topical analgesic.
Ginger is considered likely safe when used appropriately. The medicinal uses of ginger that have been most studied include morning sickness, posoperative nausea and vomitin, and vertigo.
Medicinal Properties of Ginger
Medicinal Value of Ginger