A culinary spice and medicinal marvel, the versatile spice is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain. A creeping perennial with thick, tuberous underground stems and an ability to grow up to one metre in height, ginger is used as a flavouring substance in dishes, teas, pickles, sauces, and chutneys. An integral component of the diet for thousands of years, ginger is valued for its aromatic, culinary, and medicinal properties. Considered as a health wonder, it is highly effective in treating nausea, reducing muscle pain and soreness, reducing symptoms of osteoarthritis, lowering blood sugar, improving heart disease risk factors, curing indigestion, lowering cholesterol levels, improving brain function and preventing cancer. It contains gingerol, which has high anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.