Organic Ginger Root Powder:
Ginger root or ginger rhizome is a pungent spice originated in Southeast Asia. It is one of the delicious and healthiest spices on the Planet. Ginger has a very long history of being used in several traditional and alternative medicines. The ginger root often pairs well with garlic and, in Indian food, both are usually used together. Ginger powder can be used in both savory dishes and sweet beverages. The powder helps in digestion and even combats nausea. It is rich in B vitamins, iron and minerals.
How to use:
For a ginger rice to accompany your meat or vegetables, rinse 2 cups of basmati rice until water runs clear. Add to a pot with 3 cups of water, 1 tablespoon of dried ginger root powder, and salt to taste. Bring to a boil. Then reduce to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.
- Ginger is an excellent source of fiber; contain calcium and iron
- Can reduce symptoms of nausea and morning sickness; aids digestion
- May helps lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels
Because of its warming properties, ginger powder is often used during winter. Ginger and honey mixed with hot water helps ward off sore throat and cough.
Caution: If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult a doctor before using.