Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or ginger, is widely used as a spice and a folk medicine. It is a herbaceous perennial which grows annual pseudostems (false stems made of the rolled bases of leaves) about one meter tall bearing narrow leaf blades.
The inflorescences bear pale yellow with purple flowers and arise directly from the rhizome on separate shoots.
Ginger is a very popular spice used worldwide, whether it be used to spice up meals, or as a medicine, the demand for ginger all over the world has been consistent throughout history.
Ginger can be used for a variety of food or medicine items such as vegetables, candy, soda, pickles, and alcoholic beverages. Young ginger rhizomes are juicy and fleshy with a mild taste. Mature ginger rhizomes are fibrous and nearly dry