Ginger is among the healthiest (and most delicious) spices on the planet.
It is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain. Gingerol is the main bioactive compound in ginger, order responsible for much of its medicinal properties.
It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects (1). Bottom Line: Ginger is a popular spice. It is high in gingerol, click a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Ginger is a flowering plant that originated from China.
The rhizome (underground part of the stem) is the part commonly used as a spice. It is often called ginger root, or simply ginger.
Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional/alternative medicine. It has been used to help digestion, reduce nausea and help fight the flu and common cold, to name a few.