Ginger (Zingiber officinale L.), an important commercial crop belonging to the family Zingiberaceae is grown for its aromatic rhizomes which are used both as spice and medicine. Bhaisey and Majhauley are mostly cultivated varieties in Sikkim. Bhaisey is highest yielder with thicker rhizomes and low keeping quality. Majhauley is perhaps a mixture of local varieties with medium-sized rhizomes. All these local varieties contain high percentage of fibre in rhizomes.


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  • Blood-Sugar Regulator
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