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Alternative Names

Ardraka, African Ginger, Black Ginger, Cochin Ginger, Gingembre, Gan Jiang, Gingembre Cochin, Gingembre Africain, Gingembre Jamaïquain, Gingembre Indien, Ginger Essential Oil, Gingembre Noir, Ginger Root, Huile Essentielle de Gingembre, Indian Ginger, Imber, Jengibre, Jamaica Ginger, Jiang, Kanshokyo, Kankyo, Nagara, Racine de Gingembre, Race Ginger, Rhizoma Zingiberis, Rhizoma Zingiberi, Rhizoma Zingiberis Recens, Sheng Jiang, Shen Jiang, Shokyo, Shoga, Srungavera, Shunthi, Sunthi, Sunth, Zingiberis Siccatum Rhizoma, Zingiberis Rhizoma, Zinziber Officinale, Zinzeberis, Zinziber Officinalis CAUTION: Please refer to separate listings for Asarabacca (Wild Ginger), Alpinia (Chinese Ginger), Wormwood (Green Ginger) or Common Stonecrop (Wall Ginger).

Scientific Name

Zingiber Officinalis

Why Do People Use Ginger?

Orally, ginger is utilized for morning sickness, motion sickness, dyspepsia, colic, chemotherapy-incited sickness, loss of appetite, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), migraine headache, flatulence, post-surgical nausea and vomiting ,osteoarthritis , and discontinuing selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) drug treatment. Zingiber officinale (ginger) is also used orally for upper respiratory tract infections, anorexia, bronchitis, diaphoretic, cough, as a galactagogue, diuretic, as a stimulant; and for curing stomachache, nausea, diarrhea, bleeding and cholera. Fresh ginger is utilized orally for treating baldness, orchitis, intense bacterial dysentery, poisonous snake bites, malaria, toothaches and rheumatism. Dried ginger or ginger powder is utilized for low back pain, chest pain and most importantly stomach pain. Topically, the fresh squeeze of ginger is utilized for treating burns caused by heat. The key oil of Zingiber officinale is utilized topically as a pain relieving. In beverages and foods, ginger powder is utilized as flavoring agent. In assembling, ginger is utilized as a scent segment in cosmetics and soaps. The oleoresin of ginger is additionally utilized as an add-in as a part of laxative, antiflatulent, digestive, antitussive and antacid preparations.

Is It Safe To Use?

Possibly Safe - Ginger or ginger powder is safe when utilized appropriately and orally. Zingiber officinale has been safely utilized in many clinical practices. Pregnancy & Lactation - Possibly safe in pregnancy and lactation when utilized orally for medicinal reason.

How Effective Is Ginger?

Possibly Effective for: • Dysmenorrhea • Morning sickness • Osteoarthritis • Vertigo Possibly Ineffective for: • Motion sickness • Nausea and vomiting following chemotherapy • Migraine headache • Myalgia • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

How Ginger Works?

The pertinent parts of Zingiber officinale are the root and rhizome. Dynamic constituents of ginger include gingerdione, gingerol, sesquiterpene, shogaol and monoterpene volatile oils. The constituents of ginger powder differ among new, partially-dried and dried types of ginger. These constituents appear to have an assortment of pharmacological properties including analgesic, antipyretic, antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, weak antifungal, antitussive, sedative and other properties. Nonetheless, these pharmacological impacts may not happen when entire ginger preparations are utilized. The mechanism by which ginger or ginger powder lessens vomiting and sickness may be because of the 6-gingerol constituent. Ginger is used for conditions like rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A few scientists hypothesize that certain constituents of ginger may restrain lipoxygenase pathways, cyclooxygenase (COX) and leukotrienes. It might likewise repress tumor necrotic factor (TNF)-alpha. It additionally appears to repress the amalgamation of prostaglandin-E2 (Pge2) and thromboxane B2 (Txb2), which intercede inflammation. There is some proof that ginger powder may additionally have anthelmintic, hypocholesterolemic, gastroprotective, hypoglycemic and antiplatelet impacts. In laboratory models of diabetes, Zingiber officinale appears to expand the release of lower cholesterol levels and insulin. Preparatory explorations suggest that gastroprotective impacts of ginger may be because of enhancement in levels of defensive prostaglandins in the gut wall. The antiplatelet impact of ginger is due to its capacity to repress platelet thromboxane. Fresh ginger concentrate appears to have blood pressure downing impacts, as indicated by preparatory research. It appears to have calcium-channel blocking action. Ginger powder restrains thromboxane synthetase. This could influence testosterone receptor binding in the fetus and influence sex steroid development of the fetal mind

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Ginger?

Orally, ginger powder is generally decently endured when utilized in typical doses. On the other hand, higher doses of as much as 5 grams for every day increase the risk of side effects and decline tolerability. Normal side effects of ginger powder incorporate heartburn, abdominal discomfort, diarrhea and a pepper-like irritant effect in the throat and mouth. Some individuals report encountering some sedation or tiredness. In one clinical trial some ladies reported abnormal menstrual bleeding while taking a particular ginger concentrate (Goldaru, Zintoma) 250 mg four times every day for 3 days. Topically, ginger can result in dermatitis in delicate individuals.

How Ginger Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?


How Ginger Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How Ginger Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Ginger Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Ginger Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Ginger powder may interact with following diseases or conditions: • Bleeding disorders • Diabetes • Heat diseases

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Ginger?

ORA :For morning nausea and vomiting, 250 mg ginger four times a day or 500 mg twice daily has been utilized. A higher dosage of 650 mg three times a day has additionally been utilized. For dysmenorrhea, a particular ginger concentrate (Goldaru, Zintoma) 250 mg four times every day for 3 days has been utilized. For osteoarthritis, one ginger concentrate (EV ext-33; Eurovita Extract 33) 170 mg three times every day has been utilized. An alternate concentrate (EV ext-77; Eurovita Extract 77), which joins a ginger extract (Zingiber officinale) with an (Alpinia galanga) separate, 255 mg twice every day has likewise been utilized. An alternate ginger concentrate (Zintona EC) 250 mg four times every day has likewise been utilized. For disequilibrium and nausea coming about because of particular serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) discontinuation, 550-1100 mg ginger 3 times a day has been utilized. For postoperative vomiting (PONV) and nausea, 1-2 grams ginger powder one hour prior anesthesia has been utilized. For headache and migraine, ginger 500 mg at the onset and rehashed at regular intervals up to 1.5-2 grams for every day for 3-4 days has been utilized. For myalgia after activity, ginger 2 grams a day has been utilized.


Ginger is commonly found in the warmer areas including Jamaica, India and China. The rhizome is utilized as the source for the powder spice and dried.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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