Ginger in food and medicine
Ginger is usually used in the dried or powdered form. It’s better when the spice has a strong flavor. It can be added to drinks (tea or coffee), sauces, and bakery products. Pickled ginger is a perfect snack for sushi.
Ginger has a wide application in medicine. It has proved its benefits in treating such disorders as arthritis, osteoarthritis, ulcerative stomach disease. It helps improve appetite and normalize fat and cholesterol levels.
A drink made from ginger, honey, and lemon is a great remedy to treat a cold, especially in the winter period. A recent research showed that ginger can prevent a kidney failure.