Ginger: the magical root’s secret and surprising uses
The superfood that actually deserves its title
We already know ginger works wonders as a flavoring agent in many Asian recipes, but the spice has also become more recognized in Western medicine as a powerful tool for health—something traditional Chinese medicine practitioners knew centuries ago.
Ginger can come in many forms—fresh, powdered, gel, oil, tea, juice, lozenges, etc.—but across the board it is known to be healthy, delicious, and loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that benefit your body and brain.
You've already heard you should drink ginger tea when you're sick, but there's so much more the mighty root can offer. Check out this gallery to see some secret and surprising uses for the magical superfood.
LIFESTYLE Animal kingdom
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