Ginger is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or simply ginger, is widely used in cooking as a spice to add flavour. It's also commonly used in natural medicines around the world.
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|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 0.8g|
|Saturated Fat 0g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 18.0g|
|Dietary Fiber 2.0g|
|Vitamin C 8.0mg|
|Vitamin B6 10.0mg|
|Percent Daily Values are based on a 2.000 calorie diet.|
Health in mind
Ginger contains gingerol, the main bioactive compound responsible for much of its medicinal properties. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.
Ginger likely originated as ground flora of tropical lowland forests in regions from the Indian subcontinent to southern Asia, where its cultivation remains among the world's largest producers, including India, China, and other countries of southern Asia.
Ginger can be used to make tea, chopped or crushed in curries and savoury dishes, and dried or crystallised in sweets and confectionery
Possible health benefits include relieving nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness, and pain
Fresh ginger can be steeped in boiling water to make ginger herb tea, to which honey may be added. It can also be candied
Ginger produces a hot, fragrant kitchen spice. Young ginger rhizomes are juicy and fleshy with a mild taste. They are often pickled in vinegar as a snack
Ginger has many uses in the kitchen, both in sweet and savoury dishes. The root or underground stem (rhizome) of the ginger plant can be consumed fresh, powdered, dried as a spice, in oil form, or as juice.
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