Although Ginger is an indispensable component of worldwide cuisine, it is most noted for its ability to ease indigestion. Ginger’s sweet, citrusy fragrance accompanies a multitude of other therapeutic benefits.
Ginger has been used for nausea due to morning sickness, motion sickness, chemotherapy, and general anesthesia. Ginger’s anti-inflammatory properties help some varieties of migraine headaches and arthritis. Some use to help with high cholesterol. Also used as an expectorant, stomach ache, chest pain, and back pain. And for the common cold and to lessen the effects of viral flu on onset. Apply to help rheumatism. Some find relief of sore throats and coughs. DōTerra Ginger is of the botanical family Zingiberaceae, grown in Sri Lanka and made from the fresh root of this plant.