Ginger is one of the most frequently used spices in cooking and is used in both savoury and sweet dishes from all around the world. It creates great warmth and flavour in dishes but is also connected to Ayurvedic medicine to relieve colds, sore throat and coughs. It also has analgesic, sedative, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.
Ginger also contains numerous vitamins and minerals like pyridoxine, pantothenic acid, potassium, manganese, copper and magnesium. As a result, it is linked to reducing nausea and studies have shown could alleviate migraines.
Country of origin: India.