Yes. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) has been proven in two recent scientific studies to be effective in treating nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. There have been no reported cases of harm to the baby.
Ginger is also effective for nausea due to motion sickness, chemotherapy and surgery.
The dose ranges from 1 to 6 grams of dried ginger daily. Ginger interacts with warfarin and antacids. Discuss this with your doctor.
Please note this information was correct at time of printing.
For up to date information, speak to your doctor.Source: Summer 2001 Edition | Page 3
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