Effect of ginger

Ginger is a perennial of the ginger department and an origin of tropical Asia. The rhizome in the underground is used as a spice, an ingredient, and a Chinese medicine. The one like this stalk is neither the one that the stalk part came in succession nor a stalk though have reached the ground from the one like the stalk by an alternating oval leaf.

Ginger has been used as a spice.

Ginger's leaves

Ginger is chiefly used as a spice. It is used by grating, making to the ginger soy sauce, and making to the tear and carving it. Chiefly, it uses it as erasing the smell of the fish and the meat dish. It is the best for the sushi because there are strong sterilizing properties in the pungent principle of ginger.

Ginger has been used as an ingredient.

There seem to be a lot of one that vinegar, the salt, and sugar were added to use ginger as an ingredient. The sweet vinegar pickle of ginger is very delicious when eating with the sushi. The finely chopped bright red ginger is a chow mein, is an octopus ball, is a dispersal sushi, and adds to the tempura and is used well. In general, it is often used adding sugar like the ginger candy, the ginger sugar, arrowroot starch gruel, and the cool candy, etc.

Effect of ginger

The rhizome of ginger is called, "Syoukyou" in the Chinese medicine and used. The diverging effect of ginger is used at the cold. Moreover, the healthy stomach action is used to prevent the decrease in the stomach and intestines function. Ginger has the action that warms the body.

After the race ginger is steamed, the dry one is said, "Kankyou". It is urged the renewal by this, effective of heat insulation, and there the effective in the cold, stomachache, the cold constitution, and the bed-wetting. Arrowroot starch gruel that adds ginger warms the body, there is an action that improves the immunity, and is used as a home remedy at the cold.

Smell and stimulatory component of ginger

There are a peculiar stimulation and smell to ginger in ginger. The element named the ginger oar and [jingero-ru] that in the oleoresins contained in ginger, there are a bacteriocidal action and an antioxidative effect is included. There seems to be an element like the curcumin and the limonene, etc. , too.

About the name of ginger

Both ginger and the peppers were called from of old by the same name "Hajikami". It enters Edo period and it is said as after of it to have come to be called ginger in Japan.

Ginger is called ginger in English. It is said that this is a meaning of Asia when ginger is introduced from Southeast Asia to Europe and America.