Sue Morris, our featured speaker for the 2023 Pennsylvania Herb and Garden Festival, will present an enlightening talk on Ginger (Zingiber officinale), The Herb of the Year. One of the most widely used plants around the world, ginger is known for its valuable culinary and medicinal benefits. Sue explores the benefits of this safe and cost-effective plant, teaching us how it can be prepared for culinary purposes and for use in traditional medicine. Discover easy ways to prepare ginger for the treatment and prevention of many common gastrointestinal complaints, as well how to prepare ginger in pain relief remedies. Sue will provide recipes that you can use to make homemade ginger ale and ginger remedies. You won’t want to miss this informative talk about a plant that provides over 400 different compounds having anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral properties to benefit your health.