Latin Name

Zingiber officinale

English Name


Sanskrit Name


Part Used


Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Vata

Properties and Uses

It boosts appetite and used in conditions of loss of appetite. It relieves abdominal pain due to digestive disorders by relieving intestinal gas. It is an effective digestive . It is a strong mucolytic agent and used in respiratory disorders. It is popularly used remedy for common cold and cough. Its external application is used in arthritic conditions due to its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. It is effective in Aamvat or Rheumatoid arthritis due to its digestive properties.

If you’d like to send us an image of this herb, please click here