Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Ginger - the wonder herb

Ginger is well known as a culinary spice and flavoring agent all over the world. It is also used as a herb to treat:
stomach upset, diarrhea, nausea, colic, motion sickness, headaches, common cold and other ailments.
In Bentong at Bukit Tinggi, ginger is widely planted. Malaysian use ginger everyday in their cuisine.

Ginger roots (zingiber officinale) has been used as a folk medicine for thousand of years.

Do not take ginger if you have a bleeding disorder or if you are taking blood-thinning medications, including aspirin.