Part of the plant: rhizomes
Bonatic name: Zingiber officinale
Main properties: Ginger is one of the most effective plants for calming nausea from various causes. In the person having a lazy transit, it can prevent stagnation and fermentation in the stomach. In local application (hot compress, hot water bottle) it calms joint inflammation and any muscle pain. It relieves the cramps of dysmenorrhea and pain associated with uterine fibroids as well as endometriosis. Because it allows better circulation to the periphery of the body.
Precautions for use: Its use is contraindicated in people suffering from gallstones, gastric ulcer or in people on anticoagulants or aspirin. It can worsen inflammatory skin problems (eczema, psoriasis).