What is Ginger?
Ginger ( Zingiber officinalis) is a very popular and commonly used herb for both cooking and for it’s nutritional benefits. It is part of the Zingiberraceae family which also includes tumeric, cardamom and galangal. The plant originated in Island Southeast Asia and is now mostly grown and harvested in India, Nigeria, China and Indonesia.
Ginger has many benefits and is a highly nutritious herb. One of it’s most well-known benefits is it’s ability to relieve nausea. This is one of the symptoms people experiencing high altitude sickness have and so ginger has been added to our Oxyfix formula to help relieve this symptom. It also contains Cox2 inhibitors (cyclo oxygenase inhibitors) These enzymes inhibit prostaglandins which cause pain. Consequently it is a natural pain reliever. Pain is something often associated with altitude sickness
Is it safe?
Our Oxyfix formula contain 1000 mg of Organic Ginger ( Zingiber officinalis) a healthy dose. It is added to our Oxyfix formula for the symptomatic relief role it plays.
1. Marciano, Marisa, N.D. “Zingiber offinalis ” The Naturopathic Herbalist 2015
2. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
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