ginger benefits

Ginger (Zingiber officinale)

Published by administrator on Wed, 03/21/2012 - 13:04
Ginger

Originally from Southeast Asia, ginger has taken root all over the world as both a zingy spice and a healing medicine. The ancient Greeks wrapped their bread in gingerroot, making the first gingerbread. Grown today in many tropical areas, the ginger plant reaches up to four feet tall—but it's the knobby underground parts that people prize. The reason? The same ingredients that give ginger its snap also settle your stomach, and much more. For centuries, people have taken ...