This section is from the "A Handbook of Useful Drugs" book, by State Medical Examining and Licensing Boards.
The dried rhizome of Zingiber officinale. Occasionally administered in the form of powder.
Action and Uses: Ginger is aromatic, stimulant and a stomachic tonic. It is a servicable carminative in colic.
Dosage: 1 gm. or 15 grains.