Ginger is one of the healthiest spices, full of nutrients and bioactive compounds that have many benefits for our body and brain. Dry ginger powder or shunthi churna is a warm spice with pungent taste, extracted from the dried ginger roots. It helps to pacify Vata and Kapha doshas and increases Pitta dosha. Shunthi churna is used as an ingredient in many Ayurvedic formulations because of its healing properties. It helps in digestion, enhances appetite, pacifies stomach disorders, and maintains joint health and respiratory system health. Dried ginger powder is used as a spice during cooking. It also combines well with other ayurvedic spices like turmeric, cayenne, cumin, coriander, fennel and cinnamon.