"Ginger" is an ambiguous, non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties, only sometimes referring to Zingiber officinale. Please view the page for Zingiber officinale for additional information.
- 1 Nomenclature
- 2 Historical Use of Ginger
- 3 Background
- 4 Pharmaceutical Information
- 5 Evidence or the Use of Ginger in the Treatment of Epilepesy
- 6 Safety
When historical neurologists referred to plant by the name of "ginger" they may have been referring to Zingiber officinale.
Historical Use of Ginger
Ginger in Traditional Chinese Medicine
"Ginger" sometimes refers to Zingiber officinale. Please check the wiki page for Zingiber officinale to see if there is more information on the use of Zingiber officinale in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Historical Use of Ginger in Western Medicine
Quote Paraph: "The inhalation of fumes from a mixture of myrrh, ginger, pepper, ammonium salts and black cumin was recommended, as an additional way of administering anti-epileptic substances analogous to the way Avicenna said the ancient Greeks treated the disorder by inhalation of the fumes of the peony flower."
Sec Auth: Eadie MJ and Bladin PF
Title: A Disease Once Sacred. John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001
Source: A Disease Once Sacred, John Libbey & Company Ltd, 2001, M.J. Eadie and P.F. Bladin
Complete: Eadie MJ, Bladin PF. A disease once sacred: a history of the medical understanding of epilepsy. Eastleigh: John Libbey; 2001. p. 177.
Synonymns for Ginger
Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Ginger
Evidence or the Use of Ginger in the Treatment of Epilepesy
Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials
Randomized Controlled Trials
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