Ginger comes from the East. It is the root of a herbaceous, perennial plant, which is called Zingiber. It is used as a spice in various dishes or as an exotic delicacy, but it is also famous for its medicinal properties. It mainly consists of water (about 80%). It also contains potassium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus and polyphenols. It is known for its antioxidant, antibiotic and anticancer properties. It reduces the levels of cholesterol in the blood and it regulates blood sugar. It helps digestion, it fights nausea, it stimulates the body and it alleviates the symptoms of colds and stomachaches. Aromatic, pungent and spicy, ginger adds a special flavor to salads, cooked dishes, beverages and cocktails. It can be consumed raw or cooked. Add some pieces of ginger to fresh, green salads, to chicken, hamburgers, peas, green beans, as well as to sweets such as cookies, biscuits and cakes.
What is written here is just informative. In no case can this information be regarded as medical advice or as advice on health issues, the only responsible for which is your personal doctor.