Ginger or Zingiber Officinal is one of world’s best known spices, used throughout history for its all-round health benefits. The dried ginger extract contains mono- and sesquiterpenes. Ginger is one the most well-researched herbs in the world. An ingredient for the traditional Indian and Chinese pharmacopoeia, Ginger and powdered Ginger monographs have been approved for inclusion in the National Formulary by the US pharmacopoeia. German and European monographs on ginger are also available.