Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
Is ginger an option for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy?

Bottom Line:
In the first trimester^ at best^ ginger may improve nausea and vomiting -4 on a 40 point-scale or stop vomiting for one in three women at six days. Safety in the largest cohort study suggests no increase in fetal malformations or stillbirths^ although smaller studies found trends suggesting otherwise.

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Publication Date: 2016-1-4
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 15:54:50