Crystallized Ginger

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Certified: Gluten-Free Kosher

This imported crystallized ginger is ideal for a spicy snack, a unique cup of tea, or an ingredient in your cooking.

About Crystallized Ginger

Crystallized ginger is pungent with a spicy-sweet flavor and is moist and chewy. It is embraced as a natural remedy for reducing hot flashes - huge numbers of women swear by it. It helps alleviate indigestion and colds...and don't forget to take it with you on boat trips for sea sickness! (Some of us here know from experience that it's an absolutely essential part of your travel kit...)

Interestingly, ginger itself is as old as the recorded history of man. A native to southern Asia and India, it is spoken of in the Jewish Talmud, written about by Marco Polo, and even recommended by Henry VIII as a remedy against the plague.

Crystallized Ginger Health Benefits

1) Anti-Inflammatory Effects: Crystallized ginger can reduce inflammation and relieve the pain associated with it. A 2012 study published in the journal Arthritis compared the anti-inflammatory effect of ginger extract to that of common drugs used in the treatment of arthritis, such as cortisone and ibuprofen. The researchers observed that ginger extract was as effective as cortisone at relieving arthritic pain, and that ginger can treat inflammation without the negative side effects associated with the common drugs.

2) Treatment for Nausea: Ginger has long been used as a natural remedy to alleviate nausea caused by motion sickness, morning sickness, and chemotherapy. A study funded by the National Cancer Institute examined over 600 people who had experienced nausea after a chemotherapy treatment. Those patients who received ginger supplements throughout the rest of their treatments experienced a 40 percent reduction in nausea symptoms.

3) Immunity-Booster: During flu season, make sure you have crystallized ginger on-hand! Ginger contains active compounds that can relieve sinuses and protect the body against toxins and viruses. A 2008 article published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine discussed ginger’s ability to activate T-cells, a group of white blood cells that help destroy viruses and tumor cells.

Our Registered Dietitian's Top Pick

Our Registered Dietitian and Health Nut likes to add crystallized ginger to stir fries (throw in some cashews, too!). Also, keep a bag of this on hand to boost immunity and to eliminate nausea!

Health Tips

Ginger root (Zingiber officinale) has also been classified as an aid to quit smoking. It has a soothing effect on the lining of the mucous membranes and helps prevent nausea.

Customer Reviews

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“I only wish I would have found you sooner! My order of candied ginger arrived today and I am soooo impressed! High quality, low price and super fast shipping make Nuts.com a winner all the way around!!!!!!!!”

, oak harbor, WASHINGTON August 4, 2014

“Just like fresh ginger only better.”

, Pinconning, MI August 4, 2014

“Loved the crystallized ginger. Works great in baking bread.”

, Oxford, NC August 4, 2014

“Awesome - not the tasteless dried up stuff I got at the store.”

, Lemington, VT July 31, 2014

“just the right size for my recipes”

, Madison, WI July 30, 2014

“Thank you for the excellent service. Have gone nuts and already broken intoo the bag of crystalized Giner which was very fresh and tasty. Hope to do more business with you. Recommend you to everyone that can stand a little humor in life along with good service. Harold”

, Monroeville, PA July 24, 2014

“Love the ginger in my cup of tea at night...yum!!!”

, Woodstock, GA July 23, 2014

“always delish!”

, Shelton, CT July 23, 2014

“Delicious ginger. Sharp, flavorful and not too much sugar. It is wonderful with herbal teas.”

, New York, NY July 22, 2014

“Very fresh and tasty but little spicy.”

, Wheeling, IL July 18, 2014

“Best we have had. Very plump and juicy. Excellent!”

, Fort Myers, FL August 28, 2014

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 41g (~1.4 oz.)
(Approx. 11.1 Servings/Pound)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 150
Calories From Fat 0
%DV
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 25mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Sugars 33g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 4%
Vitamin C 4% Iron 2%

Ingredients

Ginger, sugar, sulphur dioxide

Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.

Approximately 65 pieces per pound.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place for up to 1 year. Refrigeration is not needed.

Country of Origin: Thailand

ID: 1041

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Our beloved grandfather, Poppy Sol, started this business in an open-air market. Three generations later, we’re still bringing smiles to our customers' faces.

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