RHIZOMES

Rhizomes


Rhizomes are knobby underground stems that are known for their pungent and flavorful flesh.

The rhizome family includes ginger, turmeric and galangal among a few other, lesser known rhizomes. Rhizomes are not a significant source of any nutrients – most especially because they are rarely eaten in great enough quantities to constitute a serving.

Ginger is a tropical Asian herb that is known for its spicy aromatic roots or rhizomes. In ancient India, ginger was believed to spiritually cleanse the body.
 

 

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