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Effectiveness And Safety Of Ginger In The Treatment Of Pregnancy-induced Nausea And Vomiting

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Meta analysis
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 675
Gender n/a
Notes for this study:
A meta-analysis conducted investigated the quality of 6 randomized controlled trials on pregnancy-induced morning sickness and found that ginger was effective, although calling for more evidence as a summation point.

Specifically, 4 studies noted benefit of ginger over placebo yet 2 noted insignificant differences relative to a reference drug of vitamin B6.

Ginger Treatment Of Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-7 Days
Number of Subjects 30
Gender Female
Age Range 18-29, 30-44
Notes for this study:
This study investigated 1g of ginger root extract in a double blind crossover study, in which participants were blinded yet exposed to both ginger and placebo at different times. 70.4% of the blinded women preferred the period in which ginger was used, citing less nausea.

A Randomized Controlled Trial Of Ginger To Treat Nausea And Vomiting In Pregnancy

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Cohort
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 291
Gender n/a
Notes for this study:
This study investigated and compared ginger root against vitmain B6 (75mg) for usage in nausea control. Although both treatments were effective, they were not significantly different and both seen as viable options.

Trial was in 291 women over a period of three weeks, no woman was more than 16 weeks pregnant.

Effect Of A Ginger Extract On Pregnancy-induced Nausea: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 120
Gender n/a
Notes for this study:
Ginger at a lower dose than usual (500mg, four doses of 125mg) was effective in reducing nausea associated with pregnancy; dose was too low to significantly affect vomiting though.

Ginger Syrup As An Antiemetic In Early Pregnancy

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 26
Gender n/a
Notes for this study:
26 persons in the first trimester of pregnancy supplemented with 1g of ginger extract via ginger syrup (1 tablespoon).

8 women who were vomiting daily prior to treatment stopped completely after ginger syrup ingestion, and while 77% of the treatment group experienced up to a 4-point improvement on the nausea rating scale used only 20% of placebo did.

Efficacy Of Ginger For Nausea And Vomiting: A Systematic Review Of Randomized Clinical Trials

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Meta analysis
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 6
Gender n/a
Notes for this study:
6 studies on ginger and nausea were reviewed, and it was found that ginger (dosed at 1g) was able to reduce nausea induced by seasickness, morning sickness, and chemotherapy induced sickenss. Post-operative sickness was not significantly affected by ginger root.

Anti-emetic Effect Of Ginger Powder Versus Placebo As An Add-on Therapy In Children And Young Adults Receiving High Emetogenic Chemotherapy

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 60
Gender n/a
Notes for this study:
Ginger root was effective in reducing nausea associated with chemotherapy in both children and young adults undergoing chemotherapy.

Effectiveness Of Ginger For Prevention Of Nausea And Vomiting After Gynecological Laparoscopy

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 60
Gender n/a
Notes for this study:
1.5g of ginger root was effective in suppressing nausea associated with surgery.

The Efficacy Of Ginger In Prevention Of Postoperative Nausea And Vomiting After Major Gynecologic Surgery

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 120
Gender n/a
Notes for this study:
1g of ginger was effective in reducing nausea associated with post-operative (gynecologic) surgery.

Ginger For Nausea And Vomiting In Pregnancy: Randomized, Double-masked, Placebo-controlled Trial

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 70
Gender n/a
Notes for this study:
70 women recieved 1g of ginger experienced reduced nausea and vomiting over a period of 4 days when supplementing.

The Efficacy Of Ginger For The Prevention Of Postoperative Nausea And Vomiting: A Meta-analysis

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Meta analysis
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 363
Gender n/a
Notes for this study:
A meta-analysis dedicated to post-operative nausea found that occurrence of post-operative nausea was decreased in a dosage of 1g ginger root and was significantly better than placebo. Adverse side-effects were related to the intestinal tract.