Ginger has a very high mineral content. Containing calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, selenium and sodium. Also contains Vitamins C, E and B6, protein, fibre and essential oils. Ginger has potent antioxidant properties, boosting immunity and helping fight colds and flu. Studies also show the following properties; anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory, respiratory assisting, improves digestion, helps stabilise upset stomach, reduces cholesterol levels, prevents blood clotting, improves blood pressure, therefore protecting the heart.