Wondering whether ginger could help prevent or ease nausea due to motion sickness, chemotherapy, or the after-effects of surgery?
Turns out the answers to those questions aren’t exactly clear-cut.
In the most recent ‘Reader’s Question’ column for Good Times, we go over the evidence — or lack of it — behind using ginger in each of these situations, as well as its potential risks when consumed in a concentrated form.
A big thank-you to:
- Barry Power, an Ottawa pharmacist and an editor with the Canadian Pharmacists Association.
- Susan Haines, a registered dietitian at the University Health Network’s Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto.