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Ginger and Its Rich Health Benefits

Ginger and Its Rich Health Benefits

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Ginger is an age-old world renowned spice, and has been highly valued for its numerous health benefits. Zingiber officinale, as it’s originally known is incorrectly referred to as “ginger root”. The section of the plant that we use to spice up dishes, experts say, is in reality the stem or the rhizome; it is native to the Indo-Malaysian rain forests. In terms of cultivation, ginger thrives in lush, wet, tropical soils. The Asian cultures of mainly China, India and the Middle East have evolved many uses for ginger including incorporating it into sweets, and beverages such as tea and coffee. Ginger is well valued and cherished for its alluring fragrance as well as its essential oil which since ancient times have been extracted and used by perfumers. For over 2,000 years ginger has been used