Can nausea and vomiting be treated with ginger extract?


Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a spice traditionally used to treat indigestion, nausea and vomiting. Ginger extracts accelerate gastric emptying and stimulate gastric antral contractions. These effects are mainly due to the presence of gingerols and shogaols and their activity on cholinergic M receptors and serotonergic 5-HT and 5-HT receptors. Various… (More)


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@article{Giacosa2015CanNA, title={Can nausea and vomiting be treated with ginger extract?}, author={Attilio Carlo Giacosa and Paolo Morazzoni and Egidio Bombardelli and Antonella Riva and Gabriele Bianchi Porro and Mariangela Rondanelli}, journal={European review for medical and pharmacological sciences}, year={2015}, volume={19 7}, pages={1291-6} }