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Herb Collection

Ginger Spice and All Things Nice

A powerful root herb

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Ginger comes from the root of a native plant likely cultivated by Austronesian peoples. It doesn’t grow wild, but evidence points to these peoples trading it as they expanded trade routes over 5000 years ago from Madagascar to Hawai’i. We know this because they also domesticated turmeric, another ginger with potential…

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