Ginger Root (Dried)
Ginger is high in gingerol, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Just 1–1.5 grams of ginger can help prevent various types of nausea, including chemotherapy-related nausea, nausea after surgery, and morning sickness.
There are some studies showing ginger to be effective at reducing symptoms of osteoarthritis, especially osteoarthritis of the knee.
Ginger has been shown to lower blood sugar levels and improve various heart disease risk factors in people with type 2 diabetes.