Ginger for Period Pain


Ginger rates as a likely effective treatment for period pain (primary dysmenorrhea). There are 5 studies which confirm its effectiveness.


People in studies took 1500 mg/day, divided in up to three doses. Start up to two days before menstruation and continue for the first 3 days of the menstruation cycle.


Ginger rates as likely safe. There are more than 20 studies which confirm its safety.

Adverse Reactions

Ginger is usually well tolerated when used in typical doses


Anticoagulant/anti platelet drugs. Be cautious with this combination.