Ginger has been valued as a zesty spice and a reliable herb for centuries, with the first recorded uses found in ancient Sanskrit and Chinese texts.3,4 It has also been utilized in Greek, Roman, Arabic, and Unani Tibb traditional medicine practices3,4 and is now a widely known herb in most parts of the world. It is a flavoring agent in beer, soft drinks, candies, and a staple spice and condiment in many countries. Ginger essential oil has been used in a vast array of cosmetics and perfumes.5 Further, its properties, ranging from alleviating upset stomach to providing general relief, are now being substantiated through a vast array of scientific studies.
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2 oz. extracts come in cobalt glass bottles with a dropper.
appetite stimulant, carminative,5 anti-emetic3,7 peripheral circulatory stimulant,19 diaphorhetic, 7 cardiotonic2 emmenagogue
Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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