The ancient Greeks and Romans used ginger as a spice and medicine and valued it almost as much as gold.

It is most often available on the market as a rhizome, which is obtained from the tropical plant ginger of the Zingiberaceae family.

The dried roots are flat, whitish, with a strong, pleasant aroma and hot taste.

Through distillation, an essential oil is produced from it, which is difficult to move and has a greenish taste. In addition to essential oil, the rhizome of the herb contains flavonoids, resins, polysaccharides, etc.

Ginger rhizome and essential oil stimulate the gastric glands, are antimicrobial and tonic.

As a spice it improves digestion /at the tip of the knife for 4 servings/. It is recommended to put it in dishes that contain more cellulose.

Most often in herbal medicine it is added to teas. It is used for colds, cough, runny nose, sore throat. It acts as an appetite stimulant, it is also used for indigestion and as a diuretic.

To improve digestion, it is recommended to take ginger and grated apple on an empty stomach.

For persistent cough, it is good to boil ginger in wine in a ratio of 0.5:200, together with a pinch of raisins and 1-2 figs. Take 1 tbsp. 5-6 times a day.

Ginger rhizome and essential oil should not be used by people who suffer from inflammation of the kidneys, stomach and intestines, as well as in diseases of the liver and bile.

Where to buy ginger?

You can find ginger in the form of powdered roots, tincture or capsules in "Zdravnitza".

You can place your order online. We deliver our products to products in Bulgaria, Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, Israel and Thailand.

You can also buy the ginger products on the local stores of "Zdravnitza":

Health store "Zdravnitza"
1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
23 Neofit Rilski str.

Health store "Zdravnitza"
1303 Sofia, Bulgaria
74 Odrin str.