Z. officinale, also known as ginger “root”, is the edible and culinary ginger commonly used in Asian cooking. Ginger is rich in volatile oils, such as zingiberene, and pungent compounds like gingerol. It contains more than 400 essentials component such as ascorbic acid, caffeic acid, traces of capsaicin, beta-sitosterol, beta carotene, curcumin, lecithin, limonene, selenium and tryptophan. Studies show when used medicinally ginger may help with occasional nausea and digestive disturbances by supporting the normal production of digestive secretions, may reduce subjective symptoms related to mild menstrual cramping and may support healthy blood circulation and perspiration. Ginger has antioxidant activity, can support healthy immune function and encourages the resolution of normal inflammation associated with exertion.