Desi Ginger
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Desi Ginger

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Desi Ginger is similar to Chinese ginger whose rhizome is smaller and little more pungent and fibery and small.  Ginger root or simply ginger, is widely used as a spice or a folk medicine. It is a herbaceous perennial which grows annual stems about a meter tall bearing narrow green leaves and yellow flowers.

Ginger is the spicy and flavorful root of the flowering plant Zingiber officinale. Commonly used to season food, it also has a long history as a folk medicine treatment for multiple ailments.

The exact origins of the plant are unknown, but it's likely that ginger is native to Southeast Asia. People living in India and China have used ginger as a spice since ancient times. Traders brought ginger to the Mediterranean, then Europe, and eventually the Americas.

Nutrition

Ginger contains very few vitamins and minerals. Since it is typically eaten in small quantities, people generally don't get many nutrients from it. 

Unique compounds within ginger are thought to be the primary source of its health benefits. These include gingerol, shogaols, zingiberene, and zingerone.

Desi Ginger is similar to Chinese ginger whose rhizome is smaller and little more pungent and fibery and small.  Ginger root or simply ginger, is widely used as a spice or a folk medicine. It is a herbaceous perennial which grows annual stems about a meter tall bearing narrow green leaves and yellow flowers.

Ginger is the spicy and flavorful root of the flowering plant Zingiber officinale. Commonly used to season food, it also has a long history as a folk medicine treatment for multiple ailments.

The exact origins of the plant are unknown, but it's likely that ginger is native to Southeast Asia. People living in India and China have used ginger as a spice since ancient times. Traders brought ginger to the Mediterranean, then Europe, and eventually the Americas.

Nutrition

Ginger contains very few vitamins and minerals. Since it is typically eaten in small quantities, people generally don't get many nutrients from it. 

Unique compounds within ginger are thought to be the primary source of its health benefits. These include gingerol, shogaols, zingiberene, and zingerone.