Bulk Ginger Root Cut & Sifted

Zingiber officinale
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[ 813 ]Zingiber officinale

Ginger Root Cut & Sifted

1/4 Pound:  $3.44 Pound:  $7.64 buy now  

Ginger root (gan jiang) is obtained from the rhizome of Zingiber officinale, a tropical plant native to Asia.

Fresh or dried, ginger root is used as a spice and food preservative in Indian, Japanese and Chinese cuisines. The dried root is used to make teas, tinctures and infused oils.

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information at a glance

approximate cups to one pound5
active compoundsGingerol, Zingiberene, Shogaols
plant part usedrhizome
processingcut & sifted

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in a sealed container away from bright light, heat and humidity.
appearance & aromaWoody with a pungent aroma.


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cosmeticInfuse in carrier oil for use in soaps, salves and other skin care products.
decorativeAdd to dried or simmering potpourri blends.
culinaryBrew as tea, alone or in combination with other herbs and spices.

flavor profile

cut & sifted
ginger root

Sharp and spicy. Complements cinnamon, cumin, turmeric and other warm spices.

formulas & recipes

cut & sifted
ginger root

Herbal Spa
DIY Spiced Stimulating Oil Recipe

what else you should know

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ginger root

Ginger is a spice obtained from 10-month old roots of a perennial tropical plant original to Asia. Ginger is well known for its warming and carminative properties and is widely used in Ayurveda. The herb is also a popular flavoring in many Indian, Chinese and Malaysian cuisines.

As a member of the Zingiberaceae family, ginger is related to cardamom and turmeric. These spices are frequently used together in traditional Asian dishes, most notably in masala spice mixes, tandoori seasoning blends and curries.

Safety: Do not take the essential oil of ginger internally unless supervised by a health professional. Ginger should not be used in those who have peptic ulcers. Consult your health care provider before beginning use of any herb.

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