Ginger is one of the world’s ten favourite spices. (Govindarajan V.S., 1969) Ginger has enormous healing potential and is widely used in majority of the oriental therapeutic formulation for thousands of years.
As a food, ginger is an important ingredient in every ethnic and traditional food preparations. It has been used in every possible food recipes from seasoning, flavouring to preservation. It is also part of many traditional health concoctions from tea & pill of flatulence, indigestion, nausea, stomach discomfort, analgesic, anti-ulcer and aphrodisiac.