Ginger is maily used as a spice. In the asian hemisphere, ginger has been known and used in naturopathy for centuries. The reason for this is the ingredient gingerol. Gingerol is the active constituent, which gives ginger its pungent flavour. Further, it has benefical properties that are kind to the stomach.
The ginger root belongs to the ginger family (Zingibaraceae) and is used as a spice, as well as in naturpathy for example in Ayurveda. The ginger plant grows up to 1,50 meters and forms a yellowish root in the soil, which can be harvested in about 250 days. It grows mainly in the tropics and subtropics. Especially in the East Asian hemisphere it has already been used for thousands of years. Due to the numerous colonies of the Englishman in this part of the world, the spice was known much earlier on the British Isles than in Europe. The Britishman also use ginger to make the famous Ginger Ale.
Ingredients in ginger
Ginger owes its aromatic, spicy taste and smell to the numerous essentail oils it contains, such as zingiberol and zingiberene. The pungency is caused by the substance gingerol and shogaol. Furthermore, it contains resin acids.
Two capsules contain 500 mg ginger root extract (thereof 25 mg gingerol). Ingwer-Extrakt is vegan.
The capsule shell is made of plant-based cellulose.
The recommended daily amount is a maximum of two capsules. We recommend to take it with a beverage of your choice before or during a meal. They can be taken all in one or devided into two portions.
A varied, balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle are important for health.