Ginger Root - ZINGIBER OFFICINALE
(Cut) (Organically Grown) Available in 1 OZ
Description: Ginger is a herbaceous perennial belonging to the Zingiberaceae family, producing reed-like stalks from a thick, creeping, jointed rhizome. The flavor of Ginger is characterized by its unique combination of citrus, earthy notes and warming taste.
Other Names: African Ginger, Shen Jiang, Zingiberaceae, Zingiberis Rhizoma
Part Used: Root
Culinary Uses: Ginger can be used in Oriental & Asian dishes, curries, meat, fish, sauces, condiments, chutney, gingerbread, gingersnaps, breads, ginger ale and beer, hot cider, mulled wines, liqueurs, cordials.mulled wines, liqueurs, cordials. To substitute fresh Ginger with Ginger Root Powder, use 1/2 teaspoon powder for each tablespoon fresh called for in a recipe.
Medicinal Uses: Ginger has been used for ages to aid digestion and treat stomach upset, diarrhea, and nausea. It also is known for nourishing to the gastrointestinal system. Ginger is thought to support the respiratory system, and aid in symptoms of colds and flu, such as aches and congestion.
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