Dried ginger is the dehydrated form of ginger that has undergone a drying process. Ginger turns pale-white when dried. The unpeeled dried ginger is called Brown Ginger whereas the peeled dried ginger is called Light Ginger.
Choose properly dried ginger with white powdery coating on it. Make sure it is firm to touch and not soggy.
Excessive consumption of dried ginger can cause stomach upset, diarrhea and heartburn. It must be avoided by those having bleeding disorders and those taking blood thinning medications. Those who have gallstones must avoid consumption of dried ginger.(2)
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