An important plant in ayurvedic medicine, ginger is mentioned specifically in the Mahabharata and is excellent for muscles, digestion, chest complaints and is a heart tonic and circulatory aid. Ginger was an important article of trade and was exported from India to the Roman Empire 2000 years ago where it was valued even more for its medicinal properties than as an ingredient in cookery. Although roots are generally more grounding, many find ginger very stimulating. In 14th century England, one pound in weight of ginger was equivalent to the cost of a sheep.
You will find it in muscle soothe.