Ginger is an awesome supplement. Probably the most used, and effective way is to ease nausea. Add a pinch to a cup of weak tea, and a couple of saltines it will help with nausea, from the flu, or morning sickness. Among its other benefits include anti inflammatory, and anti biotic, as well as anti microbial properties. Purchase the root, and grate off a pinch of it as needed. Put the remainder in the freezer for later use. It is also available in crystallized form, as well as powdered forms. It can be kind of hot, so just a pinch will do. An old remedy used flat ginger ale for nausea, now you know why.