Ginger Root: Has established a presence in Asian medicine as a means of calming nausea and aiding digestion. In the Indian ayurvedic and Persian systems of medicine, it has been commonly used to promote joint health. Herbs have long been a principle form of treatment for a large portion of the world’s population, to help benefit specific systems and functions of the body. The Vitamin Shoppe has a broad array of high quality botanical products to meet your needs and preferences. 550 MG Ginger (Zingiber Officinale)(Root)WARNING: Consuming this product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/food.Statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition.