Can reduce period pain, motion sickness and muscular aches
2005 review of studies in the journal of obstetrics and gynaecology found the spice is effective in reducing severity of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (without causing significant side effects.)
Also acts as a great digestive tonic!
If you feel sluggish a lot it helps improve the flow of bile needed to break down and digest fats.
Thermogenic action also occurs which improves circulation and increases core temperature aiding your body to burn more calories at rest!
The spice contains gingerols which act as a natural anti inflammatory. Studies have found this to be effective with those with arthritis, aches from the gym and severe cramp.