Ginger in Urdu: ادرک

Ginger in Roman Urdu: Adrak

Ginger gives birth to pink and white flower buds which then turn yellowish in colour and that is why we call it a flowering plant. The stem of it, which is underground is very thick and it grows about 3 ft high, each plant of it giving 3 to 5 ginger sections. When the ginger is plucked off then it is washed and dried in the sunlight. India is stated as the largest producer of ginger and it is there key ingredient in all the recipes. 


  • It can be blended with garlic to make ginger-garlic paste, which can then be stored in the freezer in a bottle for longer use and can be used in mostly all the recipes.
  • It has to be peeled off just before use for a fresh taste. Although it can be used as pickled, dried, preserved or in a crystallized form but to use it fresh, makes you fresh by all means.

Facts and Benefits:

  • It belongs to the same family tree as turmeric and cardamom.
  • It is said that 'ginger has all good in it,' it is used as a great medicine all around the world.
  • The Indians and the Chinese have made it as a tool kit for them.
  • Help heal pain whether it is osteoarthritis or muscle pain.
  • It works as an anti-oxidant. 
  • Intake of it decreases nausea and is used as a digestive aid.
  • Help control Asthma, blood pressure and lowers cholesterol.
  • The rate of cancer patients might decrease with the use of ginger.
  • Helps lower down migraine.
  • Can be used for a shiny skin as it is anti-bacterial.
Do make a habit of having ginger even once in a day as it will give your body a strength for sure and it might help you to live long. For people who want to loose weight, ginger serves as a key to do it and believe me or not it really does effects your whole diet. It is used in detox juice for weight loss.