Ginger may relieve nausea and
morning sickness after a few days of
treatment.footnote 1 There are several ways you can use ginger
to relieve your symptoms. Try:
Ground ginger in a
capsule, taken several times a day. Buy
ginger capsules that are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) and are not mixed with other substances that may harm your
Grated fresh ginger in hot water, used as a tea.
Ginger in a sugar syrup base, available at health food stores.
Eating crystallized ginger, which reportedly
works for some women.
There is no known fetal risk linked to using ginger during pregnancy.
Some women have reported heartburn or reflux.footnote 1
Talk to your doctor about using ginger for morning sickness.
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Festin M (2014). Nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy. BMJ Clinical Evidence. http://clinicalevidence.bmj.com/x/pdf/clinical-evidence/en-gb/systematic-review/1405.pdf. Accessed June 23, 2014.
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