Chinese ginger, Rangoon ginger, Local ginger
Major growing area
Kurunagala, Kandy, Gampaha, Colombo and Kegalle
Scientists and historians trace back ginger’s history to the lush jungles of Southern Asia. There is also a school of thought that believes the vegetable originated in India.
Pungent aroma and sharp, spicy flavor
AYURVEDA & MEDICINAL USES
Papaya is loaded with health benefits.It is used in Ayurveda medicine as a treatment for cystitis, acne, worms,thematic complaints, stomach troubles, coughs, hoarseness,bronchitis, tracheae and dengue fever. Furthermore, Ayurvedic teachings state that eating sweet fruits like papaya bring forth light and clarity, joy and energy to its consumer.
Carine, an alkaloid component found specifically in in the leaves,fruit, and seed of the papaya, has been studied for its effectiveness in combating heart disease.
Ginger has been used for centuries to treat/reduce inflammation. The phenolic compounds in ginger help relieve gastrointestinal irritation, stimulate saliva and bile production and suppress gastric contractions and movement of food and fluids through the GI tract. Chewing the vegetable raw or drinking ginger tea is a common home remedy for nausea during cancer treatment.
Love cookies? Try baking giant ginger cookies for a healthier snack. Stir together flour, ground ginger, baking soda, ground cinnamon, ground cloves and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Set aside. Add butter and 2 cups granulated sugar and beat in a large mixing bowl until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Add eggs and molasses and continue beating. Add the flour mixture and mix using a wooden spoon. Bake in your oven at 350°F oven for 12 to 14 minutes or until cookies are light brown and puffed. Serve and delight your friends and family!
NUTRIENTS & VALUES PER 100g EDIBLE PORTION
|Dietary fiber||14.1 g|
|Thiamine (B1)||0.046 mg|
|Riboflavin (B2)||0.17 mg|
|Niacin (B3)||9.62 mg|
|Pantothenic acid (B5)||0.477 mg|
|Vitamin B6||0.626 mg|
|Folate (B9)||13 μg|
|Vitamin C||0.7 mg|