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  • Asarum
  • Although wild gingers, Asarum and Hexastylis species, can be found the world over, most of the ones that are cultivated for their ornamental value are native to the shaded woodlands of Asia and North America. (clemson.edu)
  • nausea
  • Although it's used most frequently to treat digestive issues, such as nausea, vomiting, gas and indigestion, ginger has also been shown to provide muscle and joint support. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Ginger is best known for helping to curb nausea. (mayoclinic.org)
  • In the form of teas or capsules, ginger can help relieve occasional nausea, vomiting, gas and indigestion. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Plants
  • Wild gingers can be used as a groundcover under trees and in front of taller plants in larger plantings. (clemson.edu)
  • capsule
  • A more concentrated ginger capsule is available, which is usually standardized to contain active ingredients called gingerols and shogoals. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Plant
  • Ginger is a plant root and dietary supplement that may have some benefits for digestive issues. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Ginger is a leafy plant that is native to warmer parts of Asia and is cultivated in many countries, including India, China, Nepal, Nigeria, Thailand and Indonesia. (mayoclinic.org)
  • morning sickness
  • A benefit for pregnant mothers experiencing morning sickness, or hyperemesis gravidarum, is that ginger has no side effects for the mother or baby, unlike many medications. (victoriaadvocate.com)
  • several
  • A lesser known benefit of ginger, according to several studies, is that it can help ease muscle soreness after exercise, as well as occasional achy joints. (mayoclinic.org)