What is Ginger?
Used medicinally in Asia for over 2000 years, ginger is a bountiful health food. Ginger is heavily used not only in Asia, but also throughout the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean, and many other regions worldwide.
Benefits of Ginger
The root-like stem of the ginger plant, the rhizome, is a rich source of antioxidants including gingerols, shogaols and zingerones. Ginger has incredible anti-inflammatory properties, is a powerful antidote to nausea, digestive issues and motion sickness. This wondrous root is also thought to be helpful in a variety of other ways:
- Helps relieve arthritic pain
- Improves cognitive function
- Enhances the absorption of fat
- Increases heart health