The Beneficial Effects of Ginger for the Prevention of Motion-Induced Nausea and Gastric Dysrhythmia
Poster Session XI - Board: XI-
Sunday, May 30, 2010, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Nausea is an unpleasant experience that is not managed well by standard medical interventions. In this double-blind, placebo-controlled experiment, ginger was found to significantly reduce symptoms of nausea provoked by the illusion of self-motion. Analysis of gastric and autonomic responses may help elucidate the physiological mechanism responsible for ginger’s beneficial effect.
Subject Area: Physiological/Neuroscience