\ˈamɒməm zˈɪnd͡ʒəbə], \ˈamɒməm zˈɪndʒəbə], \ˈa_m_ɒ_m_ə_m z_ˈɪ_n_dʒ_ə_b_ə]\
Definitions of AMOMUM ZINGIBER
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The black and white ginger, Zin'ziber fuscum et album, Zin'giber (Ph. U. S.), are the rhizoma of the same plant, Zin'giber officina'le, the difference depending upon the mode of preparing them. The odour of ginger is aromatic; taste warm, aromatic, and acrid. It yields its virtues to alcohol, and in a great degree to water. It is carminative, stimulant, and sialogogue. Oxley's Concentrated, Essence of Jamaica Ginger is a solution of ginger in rectified spirit.
By Robley Dunglison
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