Bioactive compounds and biological activity of ginger

Journal Title: Journal of Multidisciplinary Sciences - Year 2019, Vol 1, Issue 1


Ginger has an abundant amount of biological compounds. Both fresh and dried gingers have a beneficial effect. It has popularity as spices all over the world. However, for the last century ginger, and ginger extracts have been acquired an interest in their medicinal properties. Ginger is being used for the medical care and avoidance of diseases in the past. Now it is considered a medicinal plant. Ginger has been showed to contribute as anti-carcinogenic, anti-diabetic, anti-tumor activity. It is also effective against pregnancy-induced nausea and vomiting and has proved for the treatment of motion sickness and arthritis. Numerous studies have taken place by an animal models for confirmation of ginger pharmacological activity. In this review, we focused on the ginger and its constituents and therapeutic activity of ginger extracts.

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Mahmuda Akter Mele


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Mahmuda Akter Mele (2019). Bioactive compounds and biological activity of ginger. Journal of Multidisciplinary Sciences, 1(1), -.