Ginger was first cultivated and prepared as food with health benefits in China and India. Today, it is referred to by its binomial name Zingiber officinale, which highlights its “official” place in the pharmacy of natural medicines.
Current research validates ginger’s great value in supporting digestive function.* Scientific studies have demonstrated that ginger may help to maintain healthy GI flora, aid the digestion of dietary fats, and calm and soothe the digestive tract.* The root possesses a number of constituents that may support healthy cardiovascular function and promote a balanced immune system response.* This is seen in Ayurvedic medicine as it is used to support both heart and joint health* and in traditional Chinese medicine as a “warming” herb.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.