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Dry Ginger Powder

 

Tamil                     :  Sukku Podi - சுக்கு பொடி

Malayalam          :  Chukku

Hindi                     :  Apang, Chirchra, Chirehitta,Latjira, Onga

Telugu                  :  Antisha, Apamargamu, Uttareni

Botanical             :  Achyranthes aspera

 

Description

It is a herbaceous perennial which grows annual stems about a meter tall bearing narrow green leaves and yellow flowers. Ginger is in the family Zingiberaceae, to which also belong turmeric (Curcuma longa), cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum), and galangal.

It grows mainly in Asia is used as a spice in cooking. It is also known for its therapeutic qualities. This comes from fresh ginger that is dried before being used. It is a fine off-white powder that has a strong aroma and pungent flavour. This is mostly easy to store and has a long shelf life of a year.

 

Culinary Uses

Dried ginger powder is used in spices and masalas for gravies, curries, marinades, stews etc.

Mix cinnamon, fennel, cardamom and cloves to make masala tea with dry ginger powder

Marinades for Tandoori starters, vegetarian and non-vegetarian.

Used to flavour ginger breads.

Dried ginger powder is also used for food preparations for expecting women and feeding mothers.

Dried ginger powder is used for adding flavor to a variety of baked dishes like ginger cookies and ginger candies

 

Health Benefits

 

Stomach Irritation : Dry ginger powder together with sugar cane juice is used to cure stomach irritation. Consume this mixture everyday early in the morning to get relief from stomach irritation

Headache: The most common problem of headaches can be cured by applying the powder paste on the forehead. This therapy is used to cure headaches. You can also apply the paste on your throat to relieve throat pain

Chest pain: Chest pain can be cured by using dry ginger powder. Mix dry ginger powder and sugar in tender coconut water. Drink it to cure chest pain

 

Anti-Inflammatory: Dry ginger powder contains anti-inflammatory properties that can soothe arthritis. Add 2-3 tablespoons of this powder in water and bring it to a boil. Drink this water to cure the swollen joints. You can also apply the paste on the swollen knee joints to get relief from pain

Common cold: You can also make a paste of dry ginger powder, clove and salt and consume this twice a day to cure cold symptoms.

Another method to cure this is to mix dry ginger powder with jaggery to cure a running nose

Metabolism: Dry ginger powder contains thermogenic agents that are useful to burn fat and treat obesity. Take this powder to increase metabolism rate that will burn off stored fat in the body. This is also useful to reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the body

Weight loss: Ginger tea is the best remedy to lose weight. Add ½ teaspoon of dry ginger powder in a cup of hot water. Dissolve this properly and drink this everyday for weight loss. This tea can also be sweetened with honey, if required

Ginger baths: Take 1 tablespoon of dry ginger powder and mix it with an equal amount of baking soda. Slowly and gently rub your body for cleansing it

 

Dosage

1 spoon daily after diet mixed with honey or warm water.

 

Side Effects

There are no known side effects with this herb. Seek medical advice for its use during pregnancy.

 

Harvesting & Manufacturing Methodology:

All our herbs are Harvested Organically, dried, and pulverized with no chemical interactions ensuring 100% natural herbal powders.

 

Disclaimer:

The information on the Site is provided for educational or information purposes only; please consult your own healthcare practitioner before use

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