Carminative, anti-emetic and stomachic action.
Ginger thanks to its stomachic, carminative and anti-emetic properties aids digestion by stimulating also salivary and gastric production.
At intestine level it acts promoting organ motility and natural regularity.
The rhizome also has cholagogue properties, thus protecting the health of the liver by promoting the production of bile secretion.
It has also been noticed to have cholesterol-lowering properties.
- essential oil
The anti-inflammatory and antioxidants properties of ginger are also known in cosmetics, where it is
Ginger is used in several popular traditions as a remedy for minor daily ailments or infectious diseases.
In England, for example, ginger was put together with beer to prevent the onset of scurvy and scrofula.
The rhizome is used in the treatment of dyspeptic disorders, such as anti-nausea and prevention of liver diseases.