Ginger is generally used as a spice but it can also be used in many different ways.
Mature ginger is dry and used powdered in many recipes like gingerbread, cookies, crackers and cakes, ginger ale, and ginger beer.
Some Benefits are:
Ginger can work as an appetite inducer.
Ginger has vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, C, and E. As of minerals it has calcium, magnesium, iron, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, and zinc.
It stimulates gastric and pancreatic enzyme secretion and with that improves the absorption of essential nutrients from the food that we eat.
Ginger tea can also help calm an upset stomach and is an excellent natural heartburn remedy.
There are some indications that ginger reduces inflammation in the organism in a similar way to aspirin or ibuprofen, meaning that it may relieve swelling and pain.
Ginger may provide short-term relief in cases of pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting. For other types of nausea, we are still not sure.
So this winter make sure to have fresh ginger in your pantry