Ginger’s Antimicrobial, Anti-Nausea and Anti-Osteoarthritic Activities

$195.00

Diana R. Cundell, PhD (Editor) – Professor of Biology, Pre-Medical Studies Program Director, College of Life Sciences, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Series: Natural Products and Therapeutics
BISAC: HEA017000; HEA011000
DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/HHIR2325

Ginger has a strong reputation as an anti-nausea agent but our understanding of the roles played by its important biological constituents (gingerols and shogaols) as antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory agents has not been examined in detail. This series of monographs seeks to look first at how and why ginger was used as an ethnomedicine and how this expanded into general antimicrobial studies. One cardinal use for ginger and its constituents may be in the topical management of osteoarthritis. Given the widespread nature of this condition and ginger’s ability to block pain receptors it may join other molecules such as capsaicin in this mode of treatment.

Clear

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. Ginger and the Gastrointestinal Tract: Bioactive Effector Molecules and Possible Future Uses
(Diana R. Cundell – College of Life Sciences, Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA)

Chapter 2. Ginger as an Antibacterial Agent
(Manuela Tripepi, Mary-Ann Wagner-Graham, Madison Bright, Nicholas Wahba and Maithili Patel – College of Life Sciences, Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA)

Chapter 3. Ginger as an Antifungal Agent
(Anne H. Bower, Tyler Savage, Irene Cooper and Brianne Spellman – College of Life Sciences, Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA)

Chapter 4. Ginger as an Antiviral Agent
(Frank H. Wilkinson – College of Life Sciences, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA)

Chapter 5. Ginger and Osteoarthritis: Current Evidence for Efficacy and Possible Future Uses for Effective Delivery Systems
(Diana R. Cundell and Karren K. Jensen – College of Life Sciences, Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, US, et al.)

Index

Additional information

Binding

,