Is ginger effective for migraine headaches?


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Abstract

EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWERThe answer is unclear. Ginger is perhaps similar to sumatriptan for acute migraine relief (SOR: C, small comparison trial). For mild headache pain, homeopathic ginger/feverfew mixture is perhaps more effective than placebo for reducing migraine headache severity (SOR: C, small industry-funded RCT).

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