Ginger

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Zingiber Officinale Roscoe

MEDICINAL VALUE :
Used as carminative and stimulant.

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Protein, carbohydrate, vitamin A, C, dietary fiber, carotene, iron, calcium, phosphorus, sodium

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
Ginger products used for food processing. It is used in manufacture of ginger bread, confectionary, curry powders, pickling, carbonated drinks, liquors etc.

GLOSSARY :
English : Ginger
Tamil : Inji
Malayalam : Inchi
Telugu : Allam / Allamu / Sonthi
Kannada : Shunti / Alla / Ashi Shunti / Ardraka
Hindi : Adrak / Adu / Soonth
Bengali : Ada
Gujarati : Aadu / Soonth
Konkani : Alley
Marathi : Aale
Oriya : Ada
Punjabi : Adrak
Tulu : Soonthi
Urudu : Adrak / Adhrak

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