Effects of Ginger (Zingiber officinale) on Skin Conditions: A Non Quantitative Review Article

  title={Effects of Ginger (Zingiber officinale) on Skin Conditions: A Non Quantitative Review Article},
  author={Afshin Kazerouni and Ory kazerouni and Nader Pazyar},
Background: To review the evidence highlighting the clinically important effects of Ginger on skin conditions and medicine. There are many articles including randomized control trials and experiments, about the effects of Ginger on the skin and on the body in general. This review would give practitioners access to the most relevant medical information on this topic in one article. A systematic review was conducted to synthesize available research literature on the effectiveness of Ginger on… 
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