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These pungent rhizomes of the Zingiberaceae family of herbaceaous pennenials probably originate in southern China but are now cultivated all over southern Asia (50% of all Ginger is produced in India), in Latin America and in Africa. Ginger is one of the world's most important spices.

Ginger may uncommonly induce symptoms of food allergy in sensitised individuals. Symptoms include dermatitis, contact dermatitis, eczema, and pompholyx eczema. Copyright Copyright © 2006 Phadia AB. Source: ImmunoCap, ImmunoCap

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Part Display Name
Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
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Tag Language Translation
zh-CN Chinese (China)
Synonyms: 姜属;生姜
fr-CA French (Canada) Zingiber officinale
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Ingver
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Jengibre (Zingiber officinale)
it-IT Italian (Italy) Zingiber officinale
Synonyms: Zenzero (Zingiber officinale)
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Zingiber officinale
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Zingiber officinale
Synonyms: Имбирь аптечный (Zingiber officinale)
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) Zingiber officinale
Synonyms: gember
fr-BE French (Belgium) Zingiber officinale
Synonyms: Gingembre, f270