Bad Breath quickly eliminated by a Ginger compound
As the results of this study show, the pungent principle of ginger, the so-called 6-gingerol, makes the level of the enzyme sulfhydryl oxidase 1 in saliva increase 16-fold within a few seconds. The saliva and breath analyses carried out on human volunteers show that the enzyme breaks down malodorous sulfur-containing compounds
Matthias Bader, Theresa Stolle, Maximilian Jennerwein, Jürgen Hauck, Buket Sahin, Thomas Hofmann. Chemosensate-Induced Modulation of the Salivary Proteome and Metabolome Alters the Sensory Perception of Salt Taste and Odor-Active Thiols. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2018; 66 (29): 7740 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.8b02772
Ginger for Children with Acute Gastroenteritis. (Study)
The results showed that the number of vomiting episodes was 20% less in the group treated with ginger and the number of children missing school for at least one day was 28% less in the group treated with ginger.
Berni Canani, R. Therapeutic efficacy of ginger on vomiting in children affected by acute gastroenteritis. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Geneva, Switzerland, 11 May 2018.
Ginger, dehydration, vomiting, nausea, treatment, gastroenteritis, acute gastroenteritis, children