Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale
Common Names: Zingiberis Rhizoma, Zingiberaceae, Shen Jiang
Ginger root and chuncks
$5.85 – $28.13
Ginger Root is a great spice to keep on hand in your kitchen, because it can be used in both sweet as well as savory dishes with excellent results. The Ginger Root that we provide comes in many different forms, including diced, cut and sifted, powdered, or as well as crystallized, kosher and organic varieties for your use.
Anti‐inflammatory, antioxidant, antitumor, and antiulcer effects of ginger have been proven in many scientific studies, and some of the ancient applications of ginger as a home remedy has been confirmed in humans. Since thousands of years ago, ginger has been used as a food and herbal medicine in Asia and the Far East so that its medical use is well described in Chinese remedies from 400 BC. The rhizomes have been used since antiquity in the various traditional systems of medicine to treat cold, fever, sore throats, infectious diseases, arthritis, rheumatism, sprains, muscular aches, pains, cramps, hypertension, dementia, migraine, nervous diseases, gingivitis, toothache, asthma, stroke, and diabetes and also used as home remedy in treating various gastric ailments like constipation, diarrhea, dyspepsia, belching, bloating, gastritis, epigastric discomfort, gastric ulcerations, indigestion, nausea, and vomiting (1)
Ginger is a circulatory stimulant and an traditional ingredient in prescriptions to ensure absorption through the stomach to all parts of the body including travel sickness, flatulent colic, irritable bowel and diarrhea where no inflammation exists, colds and flu, atherosclerosis, suppressed menstruation, loss of appetite, jet lag, nausea and vomiting, morning sickness of pregnancy, sickness of chemotherapy and after surgical operations. (2)