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 6-Shogaol (Derived from jap. 生姜、shōga, ginger) is a natural constituent of the ginger rhizome (Zingiber officinale).
  • Of particular medical interest are the multiple potential health-promoting effects of 6-shogaol, which is why the compound is the subject of current research.
  • The amount of 6-shogaol in ginger can be increased by boiling, steaming, or brief sautéing
  • Use of 6-shogaol in the treatment of tumors is the subject of current research
  • Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-cancer
  • Cardioprotective (6-shogaol has anti-inflammatory effects, reduces blood lipid levels and counteracts thrombosis)
  • Neuroprotective (protection of the nervous system. Particularly important in the prevention of diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s).
  • Antiemetic (to reduce nausea, 6-Shogaol can reduce nausea and vomiting just like 6-Gingerol, especially during pregnancy and chemotherapy).
  • Helps against metabolic syndrome and diabetes (6-Shogaol can help normalize sugar metabolism)
  • For menstrual pain (here 6-Shagaol has an analgesic effect)
  • For rheumatism and arthritis

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