Ginger is an excellent herb and it adds flavours to so many dishes. We can also add ginger in dishes, juices and tea. The strong aroma & taste give a special touch to the food. It’s used to cure a common cold, cough & it improves overall immunity.
Ginger Fights Germs
They stop the growth of bacteria like E.coli and shigella.
Ginger as a mouth freshener
The bacteria are the cause of serious gum infection, Ginger helps to control gum disease & improve oral hygiene.
Eases Arthritis Symptoms
Ginger is an anti-inflammatory, which means it reduces swelling. That may be especially helpful for treating symptoms of both rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Slows Cancer cell growth
Some studies show that bioactive molecules in ginger may slow down the growth of some cancers like colorectal, gastric, ovarian, liver, skin, breast, and prostate cancer.
How To Grow Ginger in Home Garden
We can easily grow ginger in home garden easily, all we need is some pots, Good Quality of potting mix & perfect place to grow. We see all these aspect in detail.
We can use the ginger we get from store. Take a piece of ginger soak it in water for over night and put it in zip lock bag & keep in fridge until you you see some white sprout around the edges.
Take plastic cup or Small size pot filled with compost
Plant the ginger in compost facing the sprouted area on top
cover the ginger with fine organic compost.
Allow to grow in the small pot for a month.
The Perfect soil for ginger is loose, loamy, and rich in organic nutrients. Loose soils allow water to drain properly, which will help prevent from becoming waterlogged. Mulch also can provide nutrients, retain water, and help control weeds.
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Ginger Plant Care:
- Water When the topsoil dry.
- Spray Rich organic Liquid fertilizer’s every month of planting ( After transplanting )
- Spray neem oil if you found any pest around the plant.
- Keep it in direct sunlight
- If the soil is thick try loosen up.
- Watch the plant growing every day. Your day of harvest will come soon.
You can harvest Ginger anywhere from 90-120 days of sowing.
You will see the top leaves turning brown, stop watering in that time allow the roots to expand a bit and then make your harvest.
wash the ginger thoroughly and store it in a dry place.