Part Used: Root.
Wild Ginger shares many of the same uses as domestic ginger; the wild
being more pungent and warming; not used in "hot" conditions. Has immune-stimulating
properties. Acute head cold and flu with chills. Sinus congestion, sinus headache. Spasmodic
cough, tight chest. Allergies and allergic reactions: hay fever, allergic asthma, food allergies,
rheumatoid arthritis. Acute arthritis and rheumatism. Indigestion. Loss of appetite. Acute
symptoms of colitis, irritable bowel syndrome.