Chinese cuisine uses ginger with fish, meat, in herbal teas and as candy. In the Middle East and England ginger is used to spice up hot coffee and tea.
In studies, Ginger has shown to be effective when treating indigestion, motion sickness, and inflammation. It’s generally recognized to be safe by the FDA but can interact with some medicines. Those with gallstones should use with care since ginger can stimulate the production of bile.