Ginger is a tuber that is consumed whole as a delicacy, medicine, or spice. It is the rhizome of the plant Zingiber officinale. It lends its name to its genus and family (Zingiberaceae). Other notable members of this plant family are turmeric,cardamom, and galangal
Flavor/Aroma: Tangy, worm and spicy slightly fruity
Use: Ginger is a culinary staple, especially in Asian cooking. But in fact, ginger is one of the best herbs you can use for stomach complaints and beyond. Ginger has been used in China and Europe for thousands of years to treat problems with the stomach and to treat respiratory infections such as the cold and flu. And even now, modern herbalists prescribe ginger in the same way.