Ginger Root - ZINGIBER OFFICINALE
(Crystalized) Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.
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. Crystalized Ginger Root is the candied rhizome of the ginger plant, it has a spicy-sweet and hot flavor.
Other Names: African Ginger, Candied Ginger, Shen Jiang, Zingiberaceae, Zingiberis Rhizoma
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.
Ingredients: Ginger, sugar
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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