Ginger – a root with healing power
Numerous scientific studies have proven the positive effect that ginger has on our health.
Its main ingredient gingerol and the contained essential oils inhibit enzymes that play a role in the formation of inflammations and pain in the body. Ginger is used in pain therapy and treatment for osteoarthritis. It has antiviral properties, which help fight bacteria that cause a cold and the associated symptoms. Ginger boosts the metabolism and is a great fat burner. Simply substitute daily drinks such a coffee and juices with ginger tea.
Use the Börner six in one peeler with the integrated grater to crush ginger and nutmeg. Ginger is not just for Asian cooking. Ginger adds tangy freshness, light spiciness and mellow sweetness to your everyday dishes. It can be a dominant flavoring, or it can work in conjunction with other flavors. Beyond the traditional Asian dishes like stir-fries and dipping sauces, ginger is equally at home with such an everyday ingredient as Maple syrup. Ginger has a natural affinity to meats, poultry and fish. For storage, wrap the ginger root in a paper towel, place it in a sealed bag and keep it fresh by gently placing it in the refrigerator for up to three weeks. A ginger root when wrapped can last up to three months, if kept inside the freezer.
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