Ginger is a plant with leafy stems and yellowish green flowers. The ginger spice comes from the roots of the plant.
Today, people still consider ginger a natural way to soothe an upset stomach, and there’s research to back up its health benefits. Ginger is also used in tons of modern recipes.
While many ginger-infused foods are trending, the use of ginger for all around health benefits is nothing new. Ginger root has been used as a “cure” in many cultures for thousands of years in its natural form.
Most people are aware of ginger’s most popular medicinal use —treating a stomach in distress.
Gingerol, the main product found in ginger, also has anti-inflammatory properties.
Ginger can be a great addition to many recipes including sauces, soups, salads and other veggie dishes.