Ginger is a root that is rich in fibre. It is consumed for its invigorating and stimulating properties, but also to relieve digestive problems. It prevents headaches, toothaches, vomiting and nausea for those who are susceptible to motion sickness and pregnant women. Ginger is also known for its anti-inflammatory properties.
Candied ginger is used in desserts. It has a spicy and fruity flavour.