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How does ginger tea help in treating migraines?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Ginger tea is meant to be effective during migraine attacks. It works as an anti-inflammatory agent. Ginger blocks prostagladins- the chemical messengers that cause a slight swelling in the brain. Drink ginger tea at the onset of your headache. This is when it’s most effective in blocking pain.
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