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'''Ginger''' is used in cooking as a highly-flavoured spice. It is also used to make [[Wit-Sharpening Potion]] and in [[Ginger Newt]]s.
 
'''Ginger''' is used in cooking as a highly-flavoured spice. It is also used to make [[Wit-Sharpening Potion]] and in [[Ginger Newt]]s.
 
 
 
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
*"[[Wikipedia:Red hair#Gingerism (prejudice/discrimination towards redheads)|Ginger]]" is also a sometimes derogatory term for people with red hair and freckles. [[Scabior]], [[Fenrir Greyback]], and a drunk man on [[Tottenham Court Road]] all referred to [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] by this term.
 
*"[[Wikipedia:Red hair#Gingerism (prejudice/discrimination towards redheads)|Ginger]]" is also a sometimes derogatory term for people with red hair and freckles. [[Scabior]], [[Fenrir Greyback]], and a drunk man on [[Tottenham Court Road]] all referred to [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] by this term.
*Ginger produces a hot, fragrant kitchen spice.Young ginger rhizomes are juicy and fleshy with a very mild taste. Mature ginger roots are fibrous and nearly dry. Ginger also has several medical uses such as treating stomach issues, the common cold,and aches and pains. <ref>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ginger </ref>
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*Ginger produces a hot, fragrant kitchen spice.Young ginger rhizomes are juicy and fleshy with a very mild taste. Mature ginger roots are fibrous and nearly dry. Ginger also has several medical uses such as treating stomach issues, the common cold,and aches and pains. <ref>[[Wikipedia:Ginger|Ginger]] at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipeida]]</ref>
   
 
==Appearances==
 
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*''[[The Road to Hogwarts Sweepstakes]]''
 
*''[[The Road to Hogwarts Sweepstakes]]''
   
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==Notes and References==
 
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Revision as of 22:52, November 15, 2011

Ginger
Species information
Usage

Used in the Wit-Sharpening Potion and in Ginger Newts.

Ginger is used in cooking as a highly-flavoured spice. It is also used to make Wit-Sharpening Potion and in Ginger Newts.

Behind the scenes

  • "Ginger" is also a sometimes derogatory term for people with red hair and freckles. Scabior, Fenrir Greyback, and a drunk man on Tottenham Court Road all referred to Ron Weasley by this term.
  • Ginger produces a hot, fragrant kitchen spice.Young ginger rhizomes are juicy and fleshy with a very mild taste. Mature ginger roots are fibrous and nearly dry. Ginger also has several medical uses such as treating stomach issues, the common cold,and aches and pains. [1]

Appearances

Notes and References

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