Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a flowering plant whose rhizome,ginger root or simply ginger, is widely used as a spice or a folk medicine. It is a herbaceous perennial which grows annual pseudostems (false stems made of the rolled bases of leaves) about a meter tall bearing narrow leaf blades.

  • Botanical Name  : Zingiber Officinale
  • Family  :  Zingiberaceae
  • Commercial Part  :  The Rhizome


Possible health benefits include relieving nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness, and pain. The root or underground stem (rhizome) of the ginger plant can be consumed fresh, powdered, dried as a spice, in oil form, or as juice.