Ginger, from the family Zingiberaceae is also known as the white spice or zinziberine.
This perennial plant native to Asia, is cultivated for its rhizome (underground part), in various regions of the world with tropical or subtropical climate, including Madagascar.
Its reputation in Western countries has long been based on its aphrodisiac virtues but ginger, in addition to its gustatory qualities, is full of benefits;
Indeed, it is:
- Gastric Protector
- Antinausea and antivomiting