Ginger powder or saunth is often used in Indian cooking. It can be added to curries, teas, cookies etc. Ginger powder is consumed in small quantities as it generates heat. It is good for winters.
- It is said that ginger powder mixed with milk powder can be applied as a paste on the face and neck for glowing skin.
- Dry ginger powder, a pinch of asafoetida and black salt in warm water is said to clear flatulence.
- Drinking ginger powder blended in warm water and honey is believed to alleviate cough and flatulence.
- Applying ginger powder paste on your forehead is believed to be helpful in reducing a normal headache. Applying the same on the throat is said to cure sore throats.