Tonic, stimulant, digestive, anti-inflammatory and much more .. this is ginger. A spice with great healing properties.
Rich in properties, the Ginger ( Zingiber officinale Roscoe ), also known by the English name Ginger, is a perennial herbaceous plant, about 90cm tall and belonging to the Zingiberaceae family .
The Ginger plant has an underground stem, formed by a branched rhizome from which vegetative stems are born. The medicinal part of ginger is just the rhizome (which most people mistakenly calls it root ), rich in essential oil, gingerin, zingerone, resins and mucilage.