There are many uses for ginger and it is a great idea to have some fresh ginger root in your refrigerator at all times. Ginger is highly effective for treating upset stomach and stomach distress by neutralizing some of the acidity in the stomach. This is effective for relieving stomach distress, but it is also highly effective at eliminating dry mouth as well. The enzymes and antioxidants in ginger can help to nourish your cells in your and it can also play a big role in stimulating your salivary glands for more moisture. Consider making a nourishing ginger tea by adding cut pieces of ginger to a cup of boiling water and allow it to steep for 15-20 minutes. Sip on the tea and enjoy.