Ginger - (Zingiber officinale)

Ginger Herb

This herb, also known as African Ginger, is most famous for relieving vomiting and nausea, no matter what the cause is.
Ginger is a perennial that can grow up to 4 feet high. Grow it in a shady location.
Ginger is often used in Chinese and Indian food because it gives a hot and strong taste.

There are many ways to enjoy ginger. You can add it to soups and stir-fried vegetables or even brew it into a tea.

Part used: Rhizome, roots.

Don't use if you have gastritis or peptic ulcers. Long term use of ginger is not recommended during pregnancy.

Herb's Tips and More

  • Do you want to learn more about different herbs? Here is a list of books that I recommend.

    Continue Reading »

  • Did you know that you can make soap, candles and lotion with your herbs?

    Continue Reading »

  • Never take any herb identity for granted. The best way to be sure that you are using the right kind of herb is by buying it.

    Continue Reading »