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Ginger
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Zingiberaceae
Genus :
Zingiber
Species :
officinale
COMMON NAMES
Shringara; Zingiberis
USES
Spice; Circulatory Stimulant; Decongestant; Used to Treat Fever, Sore Throats, and Muscle Sprains
DESCRIPTION
Ginger is an herbaceous tropical perennial grows 2-4 feet tall from an aromatic, tuberous root. Leaves are grass-like and 6-12 inches long. Flowers are dense, red and yellow cone-like spikes 3 inches long at the end of a 6-12 inch stalk.
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