Side effect of ginger

Side effects of ginger

Side effects of ginger: Ginger belongs to turmeric family and has gingerol that gives unique flavor to this medicinal root herb. If consumed in excess it can cause,

  • Diarrhea: Larger quantity it accelerates food passage and can cause diarrhea
  • Bleeding: In women during menstrual cycle one can suffer from excessive bleeding after consuming ginger. It also has blood thinning property and should not be taken with other blood thinning herbs too.
  • Blood pressure: Ginger is good for lowering blood pressure, however it can intervene with blood pressure medication and can cause severe damage.
  • Stomach problem: It can cause digestive gas and bloating.
  • Lower blood sugar level: Along with diabetic medicine ginger can bring down sugar level to too low causing hypoglycemia.
  • Heart Conditions: People who take blood pressure medicine might experience lowering in blood pressure and irregular heart beat when ginger is consumed in excess.

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: July 27, 2020

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