PTI Ginger Whole Dry Powder is light yellow, cochin ginger famous for its subtle lemon-like aroma and a sharp, biting flavor. Ginger is the dried underground stem of the herbaceous tropical plant and is refreshingly aromatic. PTI Ginger Whole Dry has a sweet aroma, hot and pungent taste.
Dry ginger is nothing but fresh ginger which undergoes a drying process before being using. The fresh rhizomes are soak in water overnight after which the outer peel is carefully remove using a knife or a peeler. They have washing again and then sun-dried on mats for around a week. During this period, they are turned periodically. The end result is a pale white dried ginger. Many a times dried ginger is bleach with calcium carbonate to get a whitish covering on ginger. However, this is not require and can be avoided.
As a spice, ginger comes either as a fresh root or as a dried powder. Both forms have a similar spicy, fragrant, and slightly sweet flavor. But the root tends to have a fresher, brighter flavor while the dried powder is more woody and earthy tasting.
Don't consume more than 4 grams of ginger on any given day in any form. People with heart conditions, diabetes, and gallstones should especially talk with their doctor before taking ginger as a supplement.
Weight loss: Dry ginger facilitates weight loss by improving digestion, which helps in burning stored fat and processing glucose in the blood.
Lowers blood sugar: Dry ginger is an excellent natural remedy for controlling high blood sugar in the body. One can consume up to two grams of ginger powder mix in warm water with a pinch of salt. This is more effective when had in the morning, on an empty stomach.
Nausea and morning sickness: Dry ginger is also effective in abating the symptoms of nausea and morning sickness in pregnant women. Consuming even half a teaspoon of dry ginger powder mix with honey and warm water offers quick relief to those suffering from these symptoms.