Ginger Root has a diversity of uses. It is well known for potentially alleviating nausea due to motion sickness, pregnancy, surgery, chemotherapy and other reasons. It can be taken before a nauseating event of on an ongoing basis if nauseous all the time. Ginger Root can also be a useful digestive aid that may increase digestive enzymes and speed up the transmit time of food that is slow. It essentially helps increase the fire of digestion.