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The Use of Ginger (Zingiber officinale) for the Treatment of Pain: A Systematic Review of Clinical Trials
Article first published online: 4 NOV 2011
Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 12, Issue 12, pages 1808–1818, December 2011
How to Cite
Terry, R., Posadzki, P., Watson, L. K. and Ernst, E. (2011), The Use of Ginger (Zingiber officinale) for the Treatment of Pain: A Systematic Review of Clinical Trials. Pain Medicine, 12: 1808–1818. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2011.01261.x
Perspective: This systematic review critically appraises the use of Zingiber officinale—or ginger—to treat pain. The findings of eight clinical trials provide tentative indications that it may be valuable in the treatment of pain and inflammation but highlight the need for further methodologically robust investigation.
- Issue published online: 14 DEC 2011
- Article first published online: 4 NOV 2011
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