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Effect of Zingiber officinale on spasm

@inproceedings{Hisamuddin2019EffectOZ,
  title={Effect of Zingiber officinale on spasm},
  author={Nadia Hisamuddin and Nur Nadhirah Kamarudin and Mohd. Roslan Sulaiman and Wan Mastura Shaik Mossadeq},
  year={2019}
}
Zingiberaceae is one of the largest plant families consisting of rhizomes that are commonly used as spice in soups and curries as well as alternative medications in folklore medicine. Zingiber officinale or commonly known as ginger is extensively employed in Asian, Ayurvedic, Chinese, and Arabian folklore medicine for the treatment of pain, inflammation and various spasm-associated gastric ailments. The past few decades saw rapid advancements in the extraction process of ginger bioactive… 

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