Zingiber officinale Roscoe (ginger) has been used in popular medicine since ancient times, being explored for its effects anti-inflammatory, antiemetic, anti-microbial and several other properties by both common folk and scientific community. Apart from its well-known folklore uses, there are several more studies that can be found in scientific research which describe many other capabilities of this plant. Also, several investigations have associated ginger with medicinal benefits, as antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and analgesic, antiemetic, anti-diarrheal, anti-ulcer, anti-cancer, anti-cholinesterasic, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-parasitary and preventing intoxications. This book discusses all of the properties, as well as its functions and the medicinal benefits of ginger.
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
Number of pages: 119
Weight: 390 g
Dimensions: 230 x 155 mm