Ginger is a flowering plant that originated from China. It belongs to the Zingiberaceae family and is closely related to turmeric, cardomon and galangal. Ginger is among the healthiest spices on the planet. It is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for the body and brain.
Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms in traditional uses. It has been used to help digestion.1
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