Why does ginger relieve nausea?
Hi Fliss Traditionally, ginger has been used to alleviate symptoms of gastrointestinal distress. Studies have demonstrated that ginger is also very effective in preventing the symptoms of motion sickness, especially seasickness and nausea. It’s often used in pregnancy as a safe treatment for morning sickness. It also has potent anti-inflammatory effects and is often used to help with pain in osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.
Whenever possible choose fresh ginger over the dried form, as it’s not only superior in flavour but also contains higher levels of the active component of ginger (known as gingerols.) Fresh ginger root is widely available. You can add it to stir-fries, curries, make beautiful raw
Whenever possible choose fresh ginger over the dried form.