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About Ginger, The Rhizome, The Humble Roots

Updated on March 16, 2015

The Genealogy of the Ginger

Reddog1027 takes us on a journey on how the versatile ginger was introduced to the New World. This hub is comprehensive in stating the ginger's genealogy as well as captivates us with a series of interesting visuals.

I was going to write about the Ginger, but....

I was going to write about the Ginger, but I realized that plenty of hubbers have written about it. So, in retrospect, and riding the bandwagon of the Ginger Band, I have chosen my favorite hubs who paid homage and well-researched writing of the humble roots of all...the Ginger.

How To Peel A Ginger

Peel fresh ginger by using a sharp peeler.
Peel fresh ginger by using a sharp peeler. | Source
Shave the fresh ginger with a paring knife.
Shave the fresh ginger with a paring knife. | Source

A Rootful of Benefits

thisisoli is making us aware of the shapeshifting ginger.

The tried and true ancient treatment that works wonders.

The Science in Ginger

Mekoshark brakes down the science of ginger. A good read for ginger users and potential ginger groupies.

Beware of the Pleasures of Ginger

Each good thing has a "watch out for." Daffodil2010 writes about the ginger's side effects.

A dainty cup of freshly-brewed ginger tea.
A dainty cup of freshly-brewed ginger tea. | Source

Have A Drink of Ginger Tea To Soothe Your Throat

Fine job of explaining ginger as a tonic drink. You could also boil water, then put in the peeled ginger slices and let it steep for hours or overnight.

Spritz lemon and sweeten with honey to cure a scratchy throat.

Cooking with Ginger

Luscious photos. How could you resist when it flavors the food just so.

The Potent Ginger Oil

A good resource for the expandable uses of ginger as oil.

Sweetly Gingered

I am a fan of Crystallized Ginger, so it's nice to be coached at how-to-do-this at home.

Story of G - The Realm of Ginger Sensuality

Has it worked for you? Don't answer that! Just do.

A Pitbull Named Ginger

When one has suffered prejudiced and Ginger, a pitbull long reviled by people who mishandled her breed. Inspiring story of caring for another species.

A conga line of the Rhizome Family: From top, Gingeroot, Galangal, Turmeric.
A conga line of the Rhizome Family: From top, Gingeroot, Galangal, Turmeric. | Source


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      Cygnet Brown 

      8 years ago from Springfield, Missouri

      Ginger is one of my favorite herbs! I love making iced ginger tea in the summer. Better than ginger ale!

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      Bob Zermop 

      9 years ago from California, USA

      Ha I love ginger! Voted interesting (would vote up but can't) for the helpful links.


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