Spice Profile: Ginger


This herb is a perennial from the sub/tropics, used in creating different types of recipes. Some perfumes are made using ginger, as are medications and different types of condiments. It’s often used in Asian cuisine.

Ginger helps with ailments such as

  • Motion sickness
  • Dizziness
  • Morning sickness
  • Arthritis

Note: Consult a doctor if you are being treated for any illnesses before using any type of food for its’ health benefits.

Ginger has nutrients that help a person stay healthy including

  • Potassium
  • Vitamin B6
  • Magnesium

There are many foods that can be made with ginger

  • Candied ginger
  • Smoothies
  • Teas

 

 

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Categories: Condiments, Etc., Herb Profiles

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