- Observed effects like anti-inflammatory, antiparasitic, antimicrobial and digestive benefit can all result from one principle action – enzyme action. An observed effect, such as an anti-inflammatory one, can also have a variety of principle actions at its root: enzyme, eicosanoid balance and antioxidant.
- The anti-ulcer effect of ginger is complemented by a host of other important digestive values which include relief of both diarrhea and constipation, liver protection and probiotic support.
- The anti-nausea effect of ginger is well documented. From nausea resulting from chemotherapy and ocean travel to pregnancy and gynecological surgery, ginger is the natural treatment of choice.
- The historic observation that ginger is a cold remedy is a result of a combination of principle actions including eicosanoid balance, probiotic support, antitoxic and cytoprotective influences.
Source- Ginger: Common Spice & Wonder Drug by Paul Schulick (p. 101-103)