Ginger

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Ginger

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As well as its use in food recipes, ginger was used extensively in medicines for millennia and became well-known in England as early as the 11th century. The famous herbalist, Nicholas Culpeper advised to use the root for stomach discomforts and for joints. It was sometimes used in conjunction with other medicines such as purgatives to alleviate intense symptoms.

Date

19th century

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“Ginger,” RCPE Artefacts, accessed October 20, 2019, http://artefacts.rcpe.ac.uk/items/show/682.