Benefits: Relieves flatulence, Intestinal cramps, nausea, headache and stomach ache. The anti-oxidant content lowers the risk of cancer. it will freshen up the mind as well. Ginger contains calcium. Use: Old ginger is used to overcome meat odours and give the dish a better aroma. It can be added to curry paste for a dish like Stir-Fried pork with string beans, or boiled to make ginger juice. It can also be sliced for poo ob woonsen, Young ginger is often eaten fresh, simply added to Stir-Fried chicken with chilli. Grated ginger is sprinkled over rice porridge. Fresh ginger is good with sour northeastern-style sausage, and can be pickled with grilled duck and thousand-year eggs.