Friday, May 25, 2012

Ginger Herb: Natural Anti Motion Sickness Drug

For those of you who want to travel, it's worth taking ginger before leaving to prevent motion sickness. Generally, nausea resulting vomiting always accompany those who experience motion sickness. Ginger (Zingiber officinale ROSCs) is one of the herbs that are safe for consumption and almost no side effects.

Physical Characteristics:
  • Quasi-trunked and grooved
  • Height of the tree reaches 40-50 cm.
  • Form of single-colored leaves are dark green.
  • The flowers are funnel-shaped compound with a crown and purple colored.

In these herbs, contained essential oils zingiberena (zingirona), zingiberol, bisabolena, kurkumen, gingerol, filandrena, and bitter resin. When you drink it, you will feel the heat in the belly. The heat generated from the fraction of gingerol molecules that are pungent and carbon chain length, then became a fraction of zingiberon from gingerol, not his own gingerol.

Ginger is known to be useful for treating some diseases. Benefits as a drug of motion sickness (car sick, sea sick and air sick), it has been proven by experts. They tried to do research on a given kuprisulfat pigeon stimulating vomiting. Having given fresh ginger juice 10-50%, pigeons are not so sick, it seems even more refreshed than ever.

Benefits of katminatif the ginger effective for motion sickness, the way it works is that accelerated gastric emptying, so that the contents of the stomach quickly down to intestines and reduce the effects of nausea and vomiting.

Method of Treatment:
Benefits of ginger have been known for a long time. Ancient Chinese sailors chewed ginger just to prevent seasickness while going up the boat. But now, you can get ginger as anti-motion sickness drug in capsule form. In the UK, ginger with heavy 0.5gram in capsules has been patented as anti-motion sickness drug that is swallowed half an hour before traveling. The powder was extracted from ginger root tubers.

For note, ginger gives the effect of heat in the stomach which can stimulate bleeding in patients with hemorrhoids. To reduce these effects, you can drink it mixed with coffee, milk, or honey.

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