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Dried Ginger

Also Known As : Dry Ginger

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has warm-spicy taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Dried ginger can be cubed or sliced and can also be powdered and is added to curries, stews and marinades.
  2. It can also be added to tea.

Common names and forms

  1. Dehydrated Ginger
  2. Dehydrated Ginger Bits
  3. Dry Ginger
  4. Dry Ginger Pieces
  5. Ginger Bits
  6. Organic Dry Ginger

Description

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.

Health benefits

  • Dry ginger helps to improve digestion and aids in weight loss.(1)
  • It helps to lower the cholesterol levels in the body.(1)
  • It helps to treat chronic indigestion and relieves pain and stomach discomfort.(1)
  • It relieves menstrual pain in women.(1)
  • It provides quick relief to morning sickness and nausea in pregnant women.(1)
  • It controls high blood sugar levels in the body.(1)
  • It helps to reduce inflammation in swollen joints.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose properly dried ginger with white powdery coating on it. Make sure it is firm to touch and not soggy.

Note

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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