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Sunthi: [Ginger]



Sanskrit name

: Sunthi, Srngaveram, Ardhrakam

Hindi name

: Adrak, Sont

English name

: Ginger

Latin name

: Zingiber officinale


: Zingiberaceae



Adraka-Fresh ginger

Sunthi- Dry ginger

Rhizome of ginger is used as a spice, it is very juicy and fleshy .Due to its warm potency it is a common ingredient of the food articles eaten in winter season or cold environment.


Ayurvedic Properties:


: Katu (pungent)


: Laghu (light), snigdha (unctous), guru (heavy), rooksha (dry), tiksna (bitter)


: Madhura (sweet)


: Ushna (hot)
Doshakarma : Alleviate kapha and vata dosha


Chemical constituent:

It contains 1-2% of volatile oil containing camphene, phellandrene, zingiberine, cineole and borneol. Gingerol-a yellow pungent liquid. Active principle is an oleoresin-gingerin. It also contains resin, starch and potassium oxalate.


Useful parts: Scraped and dried rhizomes


Home Remedies:

Fresh juice of ginger mixed with honey is useful in  productive cough.


Medicinal Properties:

Appetizer, expectorant, stimulant, aromatic, digestive, carminative, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, blood thinner, lower cholesterol, sedative, antipyretic, antibacterial.


Medicinal uses:

Indigestion, flatulence, pain in the abdomen hemorrhoids, tastelessness, cough, hiccup, asthma, cold, fever, motion sickness, nausea, heat cramps, heart diseases, inflammation, obesity, scurvy, rheumatoid arthritis.


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