Approach Morning Sickness Gingerly

April 16, 2002

Ginger has been used since ancienttimes to treat many ailments.

Ginger has been used since ancienttimes to treat many ailments. A recentstudy showed that taking 250 mgof powdered gingerroot before eachmeal and before bed (1 g/d total) canhelp relieve nausea and vomiting duringthe first trimester of pregnancy.Chewing on a piece of gingerroot canalso help alleviate the symptoms ofmotion sickness.

-Gopi Rana-Mukkavilli, MD
  New York