Aroma: spicy, sharp, fresh, exotic, tonic, a little bit bitter
Ginger is a tropical plant from the Ginger family that originates from South-Eastern Asia, China and Western India and now it is cultivated in Africa, South America, Malaysia and Caribbean countries, Nepal, Japan, etc. There are over 1000 species of the ginger family. Ginger flowers are big red or pink bud clusters. The whole plant has fragrant properties, but mostly the roots. Fresh, dried and powdered ginger root has many uses of ginger root: esthetics, perfumery, medicinal, culinary.