Ginger Root is a common treatment of nausea. It can also be an effective way to reduce migraines and excessive menstrual bleeding. Metabolic symptoms of diabetes may be improved
Effect of ginger (Zingiber officinale) on heavy menstrual bleeding: a placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial.
"The level of menstrual blood loss dramatically declined during the three intervention cycles in ginger-receiving group."
Kashefi, F., Khajehei, M., Alavinia, M., Golmakani, E., & Asili, J. (2015). Effect of Ginger (Zingiber officinale) on Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: A Placebo‐Controlled, Randomized Clinical Trial. Phytotherapy research, 29(1), 114-119.Link
Daily consumption of 3 one-gram capsules of ginger powder for 8 weeks is useful for patients with type 2 diabetes due to fasting blood sugar and HbA1c reduction and improvement of insulin resistance indices
"The effect of ginger powder supplementation on insulin resistance and glycemic indices in patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial."
Mozaffari-Khosravi, H., Talaei, B., Jalali, B. A., Najarzadeh, A., & Mozayan, M. R. (2014). The effect of ginger powder supplementation on insulin resistance and glycemic indices in patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Complementary therapies in medicine, 22(1), 9-16.Link
Two hours after using either drug, mean headaches severity decreased significantly. Efficacy of ginger powder and sumatriptan was similar. Clinical adverse effects of ginger powder were less than sumatriptan.
"Comparison between the efficacy of ginger and sumatriptan in the ablative treatment of the common migraine."
Maghbooli, M., Golipour, F., Moghimi Esfandabadi, A., & Yousefi, M. (2014). Comparison between the efficacy of ginger and sumatriptan in the ablative treatment of the common migraine. Phytotherapy research, 28(3), 412-415.Link