Ginger is one popular cooking ingredient, mostly in Indian and Asian cuisine. For many years, it has been used for medicinal benefits. The root of a ginger plant can be taken powdered, dried, fresh as spice, or in form of juice, or oil form. Ginger is a member of Zingiberaceae family, along with turmeric and cardamom. It is mostly manufactured in Jamaica, India, Indonesia, Australia and Fiji.
You can find it in dried and fresh, as ginger oil and ginger extract, and in capsules, tinctures as well as lozenges. Foods which contain ginger are cookies, gingerbread, ginger ale, ginger snaps as well as a host of different savory recipes.
Ginger ranks as one of the healthiest spices on earth. It is filled with nutrients as well as bioactive compounds which have good benefits for your brain and body. Highlighted below are 11 benefits of ginger, all backed by studies.CONTINUE READING >>