Medicinal Benefits of Ginger

You may be used to using ginger in your cookies, holiday treats, curries and other savoury dishes, but did you know that ginger has numerous health benefits?
Chinese and South Asian cultures have been using ginger as a digestive aid for centuries. It has been used traditionally in herbal medicine as an upset stomach reliever. and to help prevent nausea and vomiting.
The makers of Gravol, a popular anti-nauseant, has now come out with a new product that utilizes the many benefits of ginger to relieve digestive upsets. Gravol Natural Source Ginger Tablets are a Natural Health Product made with naturally sourced certified organic Ginger (the only natural medicinal ingredient) for the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting.

The tablets are easy to swallow with no aftertaste. Each tablet contains the equivalent to 500 mg of Ginger dried root.

From the Gravol website:

Ginger may be used to help treat a number of conditions that you and your family may experience, including nausea and vomiting. You can also look to ginger to alleviate your upset stomach. This may come in the form of:

  • Lack of appetite
  • Digestive spasms
  • Indigestion
  • Dyspepsia, a condition whose symptoms include feeling full earlier than expected when eating, as well as chronic or recurring pain in the upper abdomen
  • Flatulent colic, a feeling characterized by severe pain in the abdomen due to spasm or obstruction.

Gravol® Natural Source® Ginger Tablets and Gravol® Natural Source® Ginger Lozengesgravol ginger tablets

  • Gravol® Natural Source® Ginger products are made with certified organic Ginger (the only active ingredient) for the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting. Gravol® Natural Source® Products are a natural alternative remedy to original Gravol® with Dimenhydrinate.

  • Each dose of Gravol® Natural Source® Ginger contains the equivalent of 500 mg of real Ginger dried root.

  • Gravol® Natural Source® Ginger products are absent of Dimenhydrinate, and do not cause drowsiness, allowing you and your children (6 years +) to remain alert and carry on with your regular routine.

  • Gravol® Natural Source® Ginger products are available in easy to swallow tablets with no aftertaste, and soft chewable lozenges.

  • Gravol® Natural Source® Ginger products are safe for adults and children over the age of six.

  • Read complete directions on product label before use.

  • The medicinal ingredient Ginger is not contraindicated for pregnant women. All pregnant women, however, should consult their health care practitioner before taking medication of any sort.

It’s important to note that ginger is a natural blood thinner, so you should talk to your Carmi Remedy’s Rx pharmacist before taking this or any other Natural Health Product to see if there are any interactions with any other medications you are taking.

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