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Ginger is an ingredient used in Indian cooking Also known as:
Adrak, Adu, Inji

Ginger is a rhizome or subterranean stem of the plant Zingiber officinale. It’s a hot yet fragrant spice. Ginger is mostly cultivated in South Asia and belongs to the family of turmeric, cardamom, and galangal.Garners also grow ginger as an ornamental plant because of the way its white and pink flower buds blossom into yellow flowers.

Commonly used in:
Pickles, as a spice in various dishes, in tea, candy and wine. It is also used as a food preservative.

Health Benefits:
Ginger has been found to be effective in preventing tumour growth. It also has analgesic, sedative, antipyretic and antibacterial properties. Ginger gives short term relief to nausea and vomiting. According to folk medicine, tea brewed from is good to combat colds.

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