Ginger is a popular ingredient in Asian and Indian cuisine. An aromatic pungent spice, it is commonly used to make tea, ginger ale, and baked favorites like ginger bread and ginger snaps. Dried or crystallized ginger can be used for sweets and confectionery. Not only is it known for its distinct taste that spices up dishes and beverages, but Ginger may positively impact health with its many active components and micronutrient content.
Undersun®offers two premium ginger powder products: Ginger Powder (organic) and Ginger P.E. 10:1 (organic).
Ginger P.E. 10:1 (organic) is a soluble, yellow to brown powder which has been spray-dried; Organic, Kosher and Food grade, and produced in an ISO 22000 certified facility.
Ginger Powder (organic) is a partly soluble, yellow to tan powder which has been sun-dried; Organic, Kosher and Food grade, and produced in a BRC certified facility.
Both products can be used in numerous nutraceutical applications including dietary supplements, tablets/capsules, functional foods and beverages, health tonics and herbal blends.
Discover the many health benefits of Ginger by reading on....
Ginger, along with turmeric and cardamom, belong to the Zingiberaceae botanical family. Often referred to as Ginger root, Ginger is actually not a root but a rhizome or modified underground stem. Its knobby shape and firm striated texture is covered by a brownish skin which is thin when the rhizome is harvested early and thick when mature. The flesh of Ginger is fibrous and can be white, yellow or red depending on the variety. Ginger thrives well in warm environments and is grown widely in India, China, Nepal, Fiji, Indonesia, and Australia.
Nutrients and Benefits:
Ginger contains good levels of vitamin C, B6, niacin, riboflavin and the minerals sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, zinc and folate.
In addition, Ginger also contains anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds which include gingerols, beta-carotene, caffeic acid, capsaicin, curcumin and salicylate.
Packed with powerful compounds, Ginger may be beneficial to:
Promote gastrointestinal health by helping minimize irritation and improve function Help to reduce motion sickness symptoms including dizziness, nausea, vomiting and cold sweat Provide relief from flu and cold symptoms by warming the body from within and promoting sweating Ease sore throat, non-stop coughing and congestion
Reduce symptoms of dysmenorrhea and exercise-induced muscle pain Maintain healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levels
Provide protection against diabetic kidney, eye and liver complications Help promote bone health by supporting calcium levels in the body.
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