It’s the root of the ginger plant which is being used as a spice. It has a strong taste and an aroma that can bring a refreshing vibe. Ginger is famous around the world for that very trait it possesses. Also, it is recognized as a strong herb that can be used to make a range of traditional medicines in Ayurveda and Sri Lankan traditional medicine.
People in Sri Lankan often prefer to add ginger when they drink black tea because of the rejuvenating taste it can bring. Also, ginger has a special place as a flavouring ingredient in Sri Lankan cuisine.
Ingredients and benefits of ginger
Research has shown ginger a rich source of antioxidants – especially polyphenols. Also, ginger contains proteins, dietary fibre, carbohydrates, vitamin B6, C, and essential oil.
With their support, ginger can bring the following health benefits: