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Ginger is an underground stem plant (known as the rhizome) called Zingiber Officinale. Its uses are almost endless and traditionally, the herb has been used in medicine making, culinary applications and as a spice as well. Medicinally, ginger for digestion is the most common application with it being used for everything from nausea to constipation effectively.
Ginger is the root part of a plant that is used for a wide variety of applications. It is used quite extensively in cooking, flavoring main dishes and desserts with a spicy and very characteristic flavor. It is also used for medicine, and has been for literally thousands of years. Ginger is popularly used for medicinal applications in the form of a tea, where the soothing beverage provides many benefits like seasickness and arthritis pain.
Ginger health benefits have been hailed for centuries and ancient peoples near and far have made use of the rhizomes or, underground stems, of the Zingiber Officinale plant for a very long time. Ginger has many practical uses in the kitchen, with one of its main uses being that of a culinary nature, adding a unique spiciness from everything from soups to cookies