Review of Pharmacological Activity of Zingiber Officinale

Deepak Abhichandani, Manoj Goyal *, Sandeep Kumar Yadav, Kumkum Mathur, B. P. Nagori

Lachoo Memorial College of Science and Technology, Pharmacy Wing, Jodhpur, 342008, Rajasthan, India.



Zingiber officinale (family: Zingiberaceae) is best known as pungent and aromatic spice ginger. The Ginger has many medicinal uses, various pharmacological studies reported anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-migraine, anti-emetic, anti-ulcer anti-cancer and anti-diabetic activities. There are immense possibilities for using Zingiber officinale along with modern medicine for treatment various ailments.

Keywords: Zingiber officinale, ginger, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiemetic

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