In China it was believed that ginger scares the evil spirits that might steal the soul of a deceased person on the road to a better world. Therefore, ginger rubbed on the feet and hands, so as not stuck to his earthly filth. We also know that around the first night of the dead were always aromakuritelnitsy, which need to be regularly throw a pinch of dried ginger root.
In many Chinese provinces to this day the villagers nail ginger root at the entrance to the house, as it is believed that he was able to absorb the evil thoughts, ward off spirits and thus protect infants.
In ancient China it was the custom - on New Year's gift to present to the pot with candied ginger - for good luck.
Ginger gives wealth, excitement, love, lust, gives inspiration and strength. Attracts wealth, love, success and power.
In the spiritual rites of the East was particularly revered ginger plant. It was believed that its use cleanses the body and prepares it to communicate with the gods and ancestors, as well as guaranteeing couples conceive a male child.
Pumpkin and ginger has always been associated with magical energy, and helping people to communicate with higher forces.
Women in Africa are made from ginger belt to awaken a spouse, "asleep feeling".