Dried ginger is powdered and used in gravies, marinades and tea. Ginger is known for its medicinal properties. If ginger is unpeeled and then dried, it is called brown ginger. Ginger is one of the first spices to have been exported from Asia, arriving in Europe with the spice trade. It was observed that drying of whole ginger rhizomes under sun took the maximum time (9 days) followed by solar tunnel drying (8 days).
Health Benefits of dried ginger powder:
- Dried ginger powder is an effective cure for indigestion, sore throat, cold and cough.
- It is used to treat nausea
- Ginger’s therapeutic properties help stimulate blood circulation, cleanse the bowels and kidneys, remove toxins from the body and nourish the skin.