The root or underground stem (rhizome) of the ginger plant can be consumed fresh, powdered, dried as a spice, in oil form, as a drink or to spice up your juice. Ginger is part of the Zingiberaceae family, alongside cardamom and turmeric (which we also grow), and is commonly produced in India, Jamaica, Fiji, Indonesia and Australia.
Ginger is an important staple ingredient in Asian and Indian cuisine. Ginger has been also been used for centuries among many cultures for its medicinal properties.
Ginger has a long history of use for relieving digestive problems such as nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness and pain.