Ginger

Ginger

Ginger are aromatic herb with an underground rhizome and an erect stem, up to 75 cm. in height,. Leaves of ginger are simple, alternate, linear-lanceolate, sheathing at the base, sessile, acuminate at apex, glabrosus, up to 15 cm.long. Inflorescence a spike on a distinct scape; flowers densely arranged, bisexual, irregular, each subtended by a persistent scarious bract.
Ginger is popularly used as a spice in cooking and can be used either fresh, dried or powdered. The fresh rhizome can be used to extract ginger essential oil. Ginger may also be used to flavor beverages. Ginger continues to be a popular folk remedy in China and India.
Benefits Of Adrak:-Ginger is an effective cure for congestion sore throat cold and cough.To get rid of cold, cough or sore throat you should drink Ginger Tea and Honey Ginger Tea.Ginger is effectively used to treat nausea. Ginger significantly reduces symptoms of nausea in pregnant ladies.Nausea due to sea sickness can also be prevented using ginger.
 

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  •  1.Ginger, Zingiber officinale, is an erect, herbaceous perennial plant in the family Zingiberaceae grown for its edible rhizome (underground stem) which is widely used as a spice.
    2.The rhizome is brown, with a corky outer layer and pale-yellow scented center.
    3.The above ground shoot is erect and reed-like with linear leaves that are arranged alternately on the stem.
    4.The shoots originate from a multiple bases and wrap around one another.
    5.The leaves can reach 7 cm (2.75 in) in length and 1.9 cm (0.7 in) broad. 
    6.Flowering heads are borne on shorter stems and the plant produces cone shaped, pale yellow flowers.