Ginger is one of the hundreds of related plants in the Zingiberaceae family. Its thickened and aromatic root is used widely in Thai cuisine and traditional medicine for its aromatic virtues and medicinal values in treating abdominal discomfort. In aromatherapy, the essential oil is used to boost circulation and ease stiff muscles.
The ginger plant flourishes in tropical climate. Many health benefits derived from its rhizome, a thick, underground stem that stores starch and produces both roots and shoots.
Thailand has of the richest ginger floras in the world that belong as the jewels of the crown to the abundant tropical rainforest. Being a warm herb, ginger contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that keep skin healthy and toxin-free.