Ginger powder is a well-known medicinal herb that has been used for thousands of years. Ginger and its powder are very effective in relieving queasiness and body aches. It can also help fight nausea and motion sickness. Ginger may even help with anxiety and improve brain function. It originated from the southern parts of ancient China. From there, it spread to India, the Maluku Islands (so-called Spice Islands), the rest of Asia, and West Africa.