- Supports gastrointestinal health
Supports cognitive function
- Supports healthy vision
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A rhizome, or underground stem or vertical portion of the root, of the plant Zingiber officinale, is called ginger, or ginger root.
It is one of the most widely used spices in the world due to its long history of use as a spice. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Ayurveda, and other healing systems have also been used for centuries.
The herbal combination of ginger and other ingredients is very common, but it can also be used alone. As an example, in Ayurveda, ginger, black pepper, and long pepper are often mixed together, called Trikatu ("three pungent spices"). Many other herbs are also added to Trikatu.
Studies have found that ginger acts as a bio enhancer by increasing the availability of other compounds, which partly explains why it's usually paired with other herbs.
A number of phenolics and terpenes are found in ginger, including several bioactive compounds.
Ginger root's main bioactive compound, gingerols, is responsible for the pungency. Ginger's pungent properties impart its characteristic flavor and spiciness in addition to a variety of health benefits.
In the past, ginger was used for a wide variety of health purposes. Scientists continue to study the health benefits of ginger in a variety of areas, including brain, gastrointestinal, metabolic, musculoskeletal, and vision.
Supports healthy retinal function 
Supports healthy lens function [2,3]
Supports protection from advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) formation in the eye lens [1,2]
Supports antioxidant defenses 
Supports retinal microvasculature 
Supports cognitive function [6,7]
Supports neuroprotective functions [8–11]
Free radical scavenger [10,26]
Counters ROS production and oxidative stress [27–29]
Supports antioxidant defenses [27–31]
Supports Nrf-2 signaling [27,31,32]
Enhances bioavailability of β-carotene [33,34]
Enhances bioavailability of minerals including calcium, iron, and zinc 
Enhances lipid absorption by promoting bile acid secretion and lipase enzymes (so would be expected to support
absorption of many fat-soluble nutrients) 
Supports microvilli length and greater absorptive surface of the small intestine 
Ginkgo biloba for mood support [38–41]
Artichoke for digestive support 
Magnolia bark for mood support 
Turmeric for joint support  and metabolic health 
Alpinia galanga for joint support 
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