Physical: Ground Category: Aromatics Description: Ginger is a flavoring from a tuberous root of Zingiber officinale, a plantin the Ginger family. Giner is grown in China. Application: Ginger is used in gingerbread, ginger ale, gingersnaps, and Asian dishes. Ginger has a slightly biting and hot note. Its aroma is rich, sweet, warm, and woody.