Ginger (Zingiber officinale) may decrease the severity and frequency of headache symptoms. Ginger may prove to be beneficial due to its ability to inhibit inflammation in blood vessels.
- When taken after the onset of a migraine attack, ginger offers some relief of symptoms.
- Ginger may also reduce nausea.
- Individuals with gallstones should not use ginger supplements.
- The safety of ginger supplements in pregnancy has not been established.