July 2018

Can ginger reduce nausea from chemo?

While ginger is a popular natural medicine for general nausea and vomiting, it's unclear if ginger helps reduce nausea and vomiting caused by cancer drugs. A new study shows that ginger doesn't help when used along with antiemetics. This new data conflicts with several earlier studies showing some benefit.

So why might studies evaluating ginger for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting show inconsistent results? Check out our recently updated monograph to learn more.

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