BOTANICAL ORIGIN : ZINGIBER
FAMILY : ZINGIBERACEAE
COMMON NAME : GINGER,GINGER
URDU NAME : ADRAK
PART USED : RHIZOMES
CHEMICAL CLASS : LILOPSIDA
MEDICNAL USES :-
USED IN CONTIMENTS
DECREASE CHOLESTROL LEVEL
DECREASE JOINT PAIN FROM ARTHIRITIS
ANTI EMETIC EFFECTS
TREATMENT FOR VARIOUS CONDITIONS e.g
MOTION SICKNESS,NAUSEA,VOMITING AND
USED IN COLD,COUGH AND BRONCHITIS
ADVERSE EFFECT AFTER INGESTION OF
GINGER ARE UNCOMMON, BUT THEY
CAN INCLUDE MILD GIT EFFECTS SUCH
AS HEARTBURN,DIARRHEA , IRRITATION
DISCOMFORT,IRRITATION TO SKIN WHEN
GINGER CAN BE CONSUMED AS:
FRESH OR DRIED ROOT
PREPARED IN TEAS,SOFT DRINKS AND
MOST CLINICAL RESEARCH HAS USED
BETWEEN 250mg AND 1g OF THE
POWDERED ROOT IN CAPSULAR FORM,
TAKEN ONE TO 4 TIMES DAILY.
ANTICOAGULANT: anticoagulant interacts with
ginger. Ginger might also slow blood clotting. Taking
ginger along with this might increase chances of
WARFARIN: warfarin interacts with ginger. Warfarin is
used to slow blood clotting. Taking with ginger might
increase the chances of bleeding.
ANTIDIABETES DRUGS: they interacts with ginger.
Ginger might decrease blood sugar. Diabetes
medications also used to lower blood sugar. Taking
ginger along with diabetes medication might cause
your blood sugar to go too low.
MEDICATIONS FOR HIGH BLOOD
PRESSURE: interacts with ginger. Ginger
might reduce blood pressure. Taking ginger
along with these medication cause your
blood pressure to drop too low or an irregular
heart beat. Examples include nifepedine,
DURING PREGNENCY AND BREAST
FEEDING: It’s use is controversial. Not enough
known. Stay on the safe and don’t use it.
BLEEDING DISORDER: taking ginger may
increase your increase of bleeding.
DIABETES: ginger migh lower your blood sugar.
As a result your diabetes medications might
need to be adjusted .
HEART CONDITIONS: high doses of ginger
might worsen some heart conditions.
Some studies indicate that ginger taken in
high amounts migh cause miscarriages and
thus are not recommended for pregnant
women and dosages over 6 grams can
cause gastric problems and possibly ulcers
arrythmias and CNS depression.