Ginger Root


Ginger, or ginger root, is the rhizome of the plant Zingiber officinale, consumed throughout the world as a spice, and even medicine. Ginger root falls into the same plant family as turmeric and cardamom. Packing a lot of unique flavor, ginger is also a good source of Vitamin C, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.  A review of several studies has concluded that ginger is just as effective as vitamin B6 in the treatment of morning sickness.

Sources: USDA, Google, Wikipedia


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