Dehydrated ginger without sugar crystallized with icing sugar
Ginger, Zingiber officinale Roscoe, is a perennial herbaceous plant of the Zingiberaceae family cultivated for its edible rhizome (underground stem) which is widely used as a spice. Native to India and Malaysia, this plant can reach one meter and fifty in height and is characterized by the branched rhizome, light brown outside and yellow inside, to which the lanceolate leaves cling. The flowers are a color between yellow and green while the seeds of the fruit are contained in a casing divided into three parts.
Ginger, also known as Ginger, has a hint of lemon and lemongrass. In the language of flowers and plants, ginger symbolizes strength.
Ginger, both grated and reduced to powder, has a delicious and slightly spicy flavor. We are talking about a very versatile spice: you can produce drinks, sweets and biscuits, infusions and natural medicines.
Dehydrated ginger: Properties and beneficial effects
Rich in properties, Ginger, also known by the English name Ginger, contains: water, carbohydrates, proteins, amino acids, different mineral salts including manganese, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, magnesium, iron and zinc, B vitamins, vitamin E and essential oil.
Due to its properties, ginger is traditionally used as a digestive and bitter-tonic. Stimulant of the immune system ginger has been used by Asian populations for millennia to fight colds and fevers. Recent studies have shown that ginger, thanks to its strong anti-inflammatory properties, relieves headaches, effectively reduces joint and muscle pain, rheumatism, gastritis and relieves inflammation of the stomach and esophagus.
Among the beneficial effects of ginger...:
It is a remedy against dyspepsia, as it is able to act effectively on the entire digestive system, in cases of loss of appetite or slow and laborious digestion, flatulence, meteorism and intestinal swelling for its carminative properties.
The phenolic compounds in ginger help relieve gastrointestinal (GI) irritation, stimulate saliva and bile production, and suppress gastric contractions as food and fluids move through the gastrointestinal tract.
At the same time, ginger appears to have beneficial effects on the enzymes trypsin and pancreatic lipase and increase motility across the digestive tract. This suggests that ginger could help prevent colon cancer and constipation.
Ginger also turns out to be a common remedy for nausea. It is believed that chewing raw ginger or drinking ginger tea is ideal for solving this problem. The above can also be associated with pregnancy nausea.
- Cold remedy and flu
During the cold weather, drinking ginger tea is a good way to stay warm. It is diaphoretic, which means that it promotes sweating, working to warm the body from the inside.
This is a soothing natural remedy for colds or flu.
- Pain reduction
One study found that daily ginger supplementation reduced exercise-induced muscle pain by 25 percent.
Ginger has also been found to reduce the symptoms of dysmenorrhea, the severe pain some women experience during a menstrual cycle.
This spice has been used for centuries to reduce inflammation and treat inflammatory conditions. Ginger is "modestly effective and reasonably safe" for treating inflammation associated with osteoarthritis.
- Cardiovascular health
Among other uses, it includes reducing cholesterol, reducing the risk of blood clotting, and maintaining healthy blood sugar levels.
For many, dried or fresh ginger also has aphrodisiac properties.
Dehydrated ginger with icing sugar: Recipes in the kitchen
There are many recipes that you can try in the kitchen using this spice.
One of the pairings that we like the most is ginger and turmeric: the combo of these two fresh roots together is unsurpassed, for tastes and benefits to the body.
Known is then the ginger juice, simply by grating the fresh spice you will receive a precious juice that you can use on your dishes (salads, mixture of vegetables and meat ...).
Ginger is also often used with legumes, especially lentils and ginger, accompanied by toasted bread croutons, are a very nutritious and flavored dish.
There are also more delicious recipes to try with fresh ginger root, such as gingerbread cookies or a delicious mousse where dark chocolate is melted with grated flakes of fresh ginger.
Dehydrated ginger without crystallized sugar with icing sugar
Candied ginger has a sweet and spicy taste. This type of ginger with icing sugar, is first dried (ie dehydrated) and then the sugar content is gradually increased. Unlike completely natural ginger, candied ginger loses some of its nutritional properties, including the active ingredient of gingerol, responsible for digestive properties. Dehydrated ginger with icing sugar is still an excellent remedy for cough, sore throat and various influence, exerting an important balsamic and anti-inflammatory action on the airways.
Ginger, Icing sugar, Preservative E220.