GINGER, GARLIC, ONION
Ginger is a tropical plant that has green-purple flowers and an aromatic underground stem (called a rhizome). It is commonly used for cooking and medicinal purposes. Historically, ginger has been used in Asian medicine to treat stomach aches, nausea, and diarrhea. Today, ginger is used as a folk or traditional remedy for postsurgery nausea; nausea caused by motion, chemotherapy, and pregnancy; rheumatoid arthritis; osteoarthritis; and joint and muscle pain.
Garlic(Allium sativum) is one of the important bulb crops grown and used as a spice or condiment throughout India. It is also important foreign exchange earner for Vietnam. It is consumed by almost all people who take onion. Garlic has higher nutritive value than other bulb crops. It is rich in proteins, phosphorous, potassium, calcium. It is widely grown in different parts of the country mainly by small and marginal farmers. It is used as salad or cooked in various ways in all curries, fried, boiled or baked. It is also used in processed forms e.g. flakes, powder paste, pickles etc. It has very good medicinal value. Nutritive value of onion varies from variety to variety.
Onion, one of the most widely used vegetables of the world, is a root vegetable used as a seasoning in fresh and dry forms. This underground bulb is known for its distinct/pungent flavor and aroma. It is an inseparable element of almost every meat dish. But its use is not only confined to the non-vegetarian items, it also mixes well with various vegetables. Needless to explain its utility in preparing the soup, stew, stir-fry, salad and sauce. Today, onions are used in a variety of dishes and rank sixth among the world's leading vegetable crops.