botanical name: Zingiber officinale
common name: ginger
Ginger is one of the most versatile gifts from Mother Nature. Not only does it lend its distinctive and refreshing flavor to many delicious meals, it has tremendous healing powers.
Although ginger flowers are beautiful in their own right, the root-like structure, called a rhizome, is where the healing magic resides.
Many of the same compounds that give ginger its pungent taste and aroma, including gingerols and shogaols, also provide health benefits.
The German Commission E, much like the FDA in the United States, recognizes ginger as an approved herbal medicine.
Medical studies have shown benefit of ginger in many conditions including:
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