Ginger is one of the most ancient spices in worldwide cuisine. Ginger has a pungent, spicy and aromatic smell. Ginger is not only known as an essence and a spice, it is considered to be of the oldest remedies known in herbal and aromatic. Ginger is thought to have originated in the Himalayan foothills of Northern India. Ginger is said to be an excellent natural remedy for all kinds of cold and coughs.