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Ginger or ginger root is the rhizome of the plant Zingiber officinale, consumed as a delicacy, medicine, or spice. It lends its name to its genus and family (Zingiberaceae). Other notable members of this plant family are turmeric, cardamom, and galangal.
Ginger cultivation began in South Asia and has since spread to East Africa and the Caribbean.
Research conducted in vitro tests show that ginger extract might control the quantity of free radicals and the peroxidation of lipids.
In a 2010 study, daily consumption of ginger was shown to help ease muscle pain associated with exercise by 25%. 
Ginger root supplement has been identified in one study to help reduce colon inflammation markers such as PGE2, thus indicating a measure that might affect colon cancer.
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 “Zingiber officinale information from NPGS/GRIN”. ars-grin.gov. Retrieved 3 March 2008.
 Identification of serotonin 5-HT1A receptor partial agonists in ginger. Nievergelt A. Huonker P. Schoop R. Altmann KH. Gertsch J. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry. 18(9):3345-51, 2010 May 01