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Medicinal properties of Ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.)

@inproceedings{Malhotra2003MedicinalPO,
  title={Medicinal properties of Ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.)},
  author={S. Malhotra and A. Singh},
  year={2003}
}
The medicinal plants find application in pharmaceutical, cosmetic, agricultural and food industry. The efficacy of some herbal products is beyond doubt, the most recent examples being Silybum marianum (Linn.) Gaertn (silymarin), Artemisia annua Linn. (artemesinin) and Taxus baccata Linn. (taxol). Randomized, controlled trials have proved the efficacy of some established remedies, for instance Zingiber officinale Rosc. commonly known as ginger. After extensive pharmacological studies, it has… Expand
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No remarkable activity of ZT was observed except for an inhibitory effect on the cholesterol biosynthesis, and the experimental mouse hypercholesterolemia induced by Triton WR-1339 was treated after oral administration ofZT. Expand
The protective action of ethanolic ginger (Zingiber officinale) extract in cholesterol fed rabbits.
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The effects of ethanolic extract of ginger were studied in cholesterol fed rabbits and results indicate that ginger is definitely an antihyperlipidaemic agent. Expand
Gastroprotective activity of ginger zingiber officinale rosc., in albino rats.
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The results of this study demonstrate that the extract in the dose of 500 mg/kg orally exert highly significant cytoprotection against 80% ethanol, 0.6M HC1,0.2M NaOH and 25% NaCl induced gastric lesions and prevented the occurrence of gastric ulcers induced by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and hypothermic restraint stress. Expand
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6-Gingesulfonic acid showed more potent anti-ulcer activity than 6-gingerol and 6-shogaol and was elucidated on the basis of chemical and physicochemical evidence. Expand
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There is considerable emphasis on identifying potential chemopreventive agents present in food consumed by the human population. Ginger rhizome (Zingiber officinale), known commonly as ginger, isExpand
The anti-ulcer effect in rats of ginger constituents.
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Results suggest that zingiberene, the terpenoid and 6-gingerol are important constituents in stomachic medications containing ginger. Expand
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The rhizomes of Zingiber officinale (ginger) and Alpinia officinarum contain potent inhibitors against prostaglandin biosynthesizing enzyme (PG synthetase). Gingerols and diarylhepatanoids wereExpand
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Findings suggest that eugenol and ginger oil have potent antiinflammatory and/or antirheumatic properties. Expand
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It is proposed that administration of ginger may exert abortive and prophylactic effects in migraine headache without any side-effects. Expand
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It is suggested that at least one of the mechanisms by which ginger shows its ameliorative effects could be related to inhibition of prostaglandin and leukotriene biosynthesis, i.e. it works as a dual inhibitor of eicosanoid biosynthesis. Expand
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