With a pungent flavour and moderate heat, all-natural ginger root is a spicy-sweet and aromatic superfood. It is washed, dried, cut, and ground into this fine ginger powder along with baking delicious gingerbread and gingersnap cookies. Ground ginger has a wide range of uses in both sweet and savoury dishes, from tagines and marinades to spice rubs and smoothies.
Ground ginger 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.