Ginger (Zingiber officinalis)

The Many Benefits of Ginger

The article discusses the health benefits of ginger as published in the book "Ginger: Common Spice and Wonder Drug," by Paul Schlick. Zingiber officinale or ginger is a spice that kills parasites...

The therapeutic uses of ginger

Provides information on the therapeutic uses of ginger or Zingiber officinale. Active constituents of ginger; Mechanisms of action; Use of ginger for the treatment of motion sickness, osteoarthr...

Sea VEGETABLES: From the ocean to your plate

Several recipes including Pickled Kombu with Ginger, Soba Noodles and Wakame and Spring Vegetable Coleslaw are presented.

Ginger & Peppermint

When you think about it, just about everyone has used ginger and peppermint. These two herbs are ubiquitous in human foods, and in your medicines: ginger ale, peppermint tea, mint mouthwash, spicy ginger chicken at our favorite Chinese restaurant, ginger snaps, gingerbread, peppermint flavored calcium supplements, candies, alcohol, and so on. The list could go on and on.

Just why are these herbs so popular? Is it just their flavor, or is there more to the story?

Ginger Extract Components Suppress Induction of Chemokine Expression in Human Synoviocytes

Ginger has a long history of medicinal use, particularly as an anti-inflammatory agent for a wide variety of diseases such as arthritis. Suppression of inflammation in arthritis is attributed to ...

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