1. Motion Sickness The American Journal of Gastrointestine Liver Physiology showed that by taking 1000 mg (1 Gram) of ginger 15 minutes before a potential motion sickness event, decreased nausea, than by taking a placebo.
2. Morning Sickness Women who took 125 mg of ginger four times daily showed less severe nausea than those who took a placebo.
3. Chemotherapy In a study of 576 breast cancer patients who took 500 mg of ginger daily for sic days, starting three days prior to chemotherapy, had less severe nausea during the first 24 hours of treatment, compared to those who were given a placebo.
4. Other research has shown that Ginger may help protect against Alzheimer’s disease.
Ginger is available in powder, capsules and tea.
Ginger ale (Canada Dry) has about 24 mg of ginger in 16.9 oz container.
Ginger root is available also for making Ginger Tea.
by Dr. Earl Mindell