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Zingiber officinale

  • History

    Ginger, which is grown mainly for its rhizome, is one of our most ancient spices. The name "ginger" originates from the Sanskrit word "shringavera," which means "horn-shaped." Its shape also suggests its ability to relieve stomach ailments, according to the Doctrine of Signatures.

  • Location

    Ginger used in extract comes from Asia (India, Sri Lanka, China) or Madagascar. Ginger used in essential oil comes from Sri Lanka.

  • Cosmetic actions

    The ginger extract is combined with the beneficial effects of sea water and ginger essential oil. Together, they provide firming/toning and invigorating properties. They are ideal for use in a massage oil or bath product to give a distinctive, spicy freshness.

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