Organic Ginger

Organic GingerZingiber officinale Roscoe

  • Botanical NameZingiber officinale Roscoe
  • SynonymGinger
  • FamilyZingiberaceae
  • Local Names‘Aduwa’ or ‘Suntha’
  • English NameGinger

Ginger is an herbaceous perennial that can grow 60 – 90 cm tall bearing narrow green leaves and yellow flowers. Since the first century, ginger was exported to Europe via India. Its rhizome referred to as ‘ginger root’ or just ‘ginger’ which is recognized as one of the healthiest spices in the world. The ginger root is closely related to turmeric, cardamom and galangal.

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