The main compound that is responsible for giving ginger its pungent taste. This synthetic flavoring is created by heating ginger.
Ginger has been shown to help enterotoxin-induced diarrhea, the type of diarrhea that often causes infant death in developing countries. Zingerone is likely the compound of ginger that has this anti-diarrheal effect.
root beer, ginger ale, sarsaparilla, chewing gum, ice cream,
Possible Health Effects
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