Bulk Ginger Root Powder

Zingiber officinale
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Ginger Root Powder

1/4 Pound:  $3.29 Pound:  $7.30 buy now  

Fresh ginger root (gan jiang) is a staple in Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Indian cuisines, but western cooks are more familiar with the powdered form of the herb in baked goods.

Ginger root powder provides the pungent spice of the fresh root, but is slightly milder. Try sprinkling a small amount over hot noodles or stir into soups, stews and vegetable dishes.

In addition to cooking, the ground root may be encapsulated as a dietary supplement.

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information at a glance

approximate cups to one pound5
originIndia & Morocco
plant part usedrhizome

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.
appearance & aromaFine power with a pungent aroma.


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cosmeticSprinkle into bath water or a foot soak (use warm, not hot water), add to body scrubs or infuse in oil for use in salves, lotions and creams.
culinaryUse as a baking spice in breads, cakes and cookies.

flavor profile

ginger root

Sharp and spicy, but milder than fresh ginger. Blends well with other warm spices, like cinnamon and cardamom.

formulas & recipes

ginger root

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what else you should know

ginger root

Ginger is a spice obtained from the dried root of a flowering plant that is native to India and Malaysia, where it is also considered an important herb in Ayurvedic medicine. It is rarely found in the wild today, but is widely cultivated in China, where the herb is known as Shen Jiang.

Most people are familiar with ground ginger root as a flavoring for cookies, cakes, breads and pumpkin pie. However, powdered ginger can also be used in natural skin care products, from soaps to facial toners and lotions.

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