Ginger (Zingiber officinale): A Mini review

@article{Rehman2018GingerO,
  title={Ginger (Zingiber officinale): A Mini review},
  author={Tayyeba Rehman and Qindeel Fatima},
  journal={International Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={11}
}
  • T. Rehman, Qindeel Fatima
  • Published 11 April 2018
  • Biology
  • International Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Ginger is traditionally useful for the treatment of gastrointestinal tract (G.I.T) disorders, but it also shows antimutagenic effects, antimicrobial effects and can be used as a fertility enhancer. In vitro studies indicates that ginger extract inhibits the growth of Helicobacter pylori, thus suggesting its use in G.I.T disorders.1 Moreover, many in vivo and randomized control studies indicate about the effectiveness of ginger in nausea and vomiting. Ginger shows antimutagenic effects through… 
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Ginger's (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) inhibition of rat colonic adenocarcinoma cells proliferation and angiogenesis in vitro
TLDR
In vitro studies show that 6‐gingerol has two types of antitumor effects: 1) direct colon cancer cell growth suppression, and 2) inhibition of the blood supply of the tumor via angiogenesis.
Antifungal Activity of Ginger Extract on Candida Albicans: An In-vitro Study
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The present study showed that the ethanolic extract of ginger powder has pronounced inhibitory activities against Candida albicans, and it can be concluded that although ethanol in itself has antifungal activity, Ethanolic Extract of ginger has a synergistic activity.
Ginger inhibits cell growth and modulates angiogenic factors in ovarian cancer cells
TLDR
Ginger inhibits growth and modulates secretion of angiogenic factors in ovarian cancer cells in vitro and in vitro, 6-shogaol is the most active of the individual ginger components tested.
Gastroprotective activity of essential oils from turmeric and ginger
TLDR
Results suggest that TEO and GEO could reduce the gastric ulcer in rat stomach as seen from the ulcer index and histopathology of the stomach.
Recovery effect of Zingiber officinale on testis tissue after treatment with gentamicin in rats
TLDR
It is recommended that usage of ginger with gentamicin has fewer side effects on male fertility, as Gentamicin antibiotic have negative effect on sperm parameters and testis histology in rats.
In Vitro susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori to botanical extracts used traditionally for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders
The gram‐negative bacterium Helicobacter pylori (HP), identified in 1982, is now recognized as the primary etiological factor associated with the development of gastritis and peptic ulcer disease. In
The effect of red ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) extract on the growth of mastitis causing bacterial isolates
TLDR
The red ginger the traditional remedy was effective in controlling the three mastitis causing bacteria’s growth and the growth inhibition effects of the red ginger extracts on S. aureus, S. epidermidis, and S. agalactiae.
EFFECTS OF ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROSCOE FRESH EXTRACT ON AMELANOTIC MELANOMA AND NORMAL SKIN FIBROBLASTS.
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Fresh ginger extract induced no changes in normal skin fibroblast viability, but caused profound cytotoxic effects on amelanotic melanoma, which could encourage further studies regarding the intimate mechanisms of the antitumor action displayed by the fresh ginger extract.
Effects of Zingiber Officinale on Reproductive Functions in the Male Rat
To investigate the effects of Zingiber Officinale on male reproductive functions and study the mechanisms underlying these effects, aqueous extract of Zingiber Officinale were administered orally to
In vitro antimicrobial and anti-endotoxin action of Zingiber Officinale as auxiliary chemical and medicament combined to calcium hydroxide and chlorhexidine
TLDR
It was concluded that Zingiber Officinale as an auxiliary chemical substance was effective on the micro-organisms tested, yet was unable to eliminate the endotoxins.
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