Herbs & Natural Foods for Health


Scientific Name - Zingiber officinale

Properties - Digestive aid, carminative, relieves motion sickness, stimulant, diaphoretic, decongestant, antispasmodic, aromatic

Common Uses - Drink tea made from ginger root, or use ground ginger in beverages, soups, or other foods.

Parts Used - Root

Locating & Handling - Fresh root is available at most grocery stores. Ground ginger may be found in the spice section.

Caution - None

Origin - Probably India and China. Imported from the Orient to ancient Greece.

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