Ginger root is the common name for Zingiber officinale. Ginger was used by ancient Greeks and Romans and was the first spice to be exported from Asia to Europe with the spice trade.
Ginger has many uses including its use in Indian cuisine, candy, sodas, pickles, alcoholic beverages, and tea.
The health benefits of ginger are many and we encourage you to learn about how to incorporate ginger into your diet to better your health. As always, we encourage you to speak to a doctor regarding proper usage and dosages.