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Chunks of crystallized ginger
Crystallized ginger

Ginger or Zingiber officinale is a flowering plant whose root is widely used as a spice or medicine. Ginger has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial properties.[1] As an antioxidant, it can be used to combat oxidative stress.[citation needed] It is also used to treat nausea and vomiting,[2] dizziness, joint pain, dysmenorrhea, muscle pain, migraines, and hypotension.[citation needed]

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  1. Mashhadi, Nafiseh Shokri; Ghiasvand, Reza; Askari, Gholamreza; Hariri, Mitra; Darvishi, Leila; Mofid, Mohammad Reza (April 2013), "Anti-Oxidative and Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Ginger in Health and Physical Activity: Review of Current Evidence", International Journal of Preventive Medicine, 4 (Suppl 1): 36-S42, ISSN 2008-7802, PMC 3665023, PMID 23717767, retrieved November 9, 2016
  2. "Ginger Uses, Side Effects & Warnings". Retrieved January 21, 2020.