Nature : Hot, Taste : Pungent




Nature : Hot

Taste : Pungent

Acts on Organ : Stomach, Spleen, Lungs

Healing EffectsWarm the center and dispel cold; return yang, improve circulation and free the flow of the vessels; treat heart, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, chilled limbs, faint pulse, coughing, wind-cold dampness and precipitation of blood; counteract toxic effects; eliminate sputum and asthma. Treat nausea and an upset stomach with ginger; prevent and treat the common cold with its antiviral components.

Dozens of studies reveal that ginger (1/4 teaspoon of powdered, 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of minced gingerroot, or a cup of ginger tea) can ease nausea from motion sickness and pregnancy.