Scientific name: Zingiber officinale

Ginger, scientifically known as Zingiber officinale, has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties and distinct flavour. The scientific name Zingiber officinale is derived from the Sanskrit word "singabera" which means horn-shaped, referring to the shape of ginger roots.

General information about Ginger

Ginger is a flowering plant that originated from Southeast Asia and belongs to the Zingiberaceae family. It is widely known for its culinary and medicinal uses, as well as for its aromatic and spicy flavour. Ginger can be consumed in various forms, such as fresh, dried, powdered, or as an oil or juice extract.

Benefits and uses

  • Contains antioxidants that help protect the skin from free radical damage
  • Anti-inflammatory properties reduce redness and irritation on the skin
  • Helps improve skin elasticity and firmness
  • Stimulates blood circulation for a healthy glow
  • Can help in reducing acne and blemishes

Ginger is a versatile ingredient with numerous skincare benefits, making it a valuable addition to skincare products. From its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties to its ability to improve skin elasticity and blood circulation, ginger offers a natural and effective solution for maintaining healthy and radiant skin. Kissed Earth harnesses the power of ginger in their products to provide holistic skincare solutions for their customers.

Ginger in Kissed Earth Products

Kissed Earth incorporates the benefits of ginger in their PMS & Hormone Tablets and Cleanse. The PMS & Hormone Tablets provide a natural approach to hormone balance and menstrual support, while the Cleanse blend offers a purifying mix of collagen with bentonite clay, probiotics, and botanicals to detoxify and rejuvenate the body.

Ginger FAQs

Yes, ginger's anti-inflammatory properties can help reduce acne and blemishes by soothing the skin and reducing redness.

Ginger contains antioxidants that protect the skin from environmental damage, improves skin elasticity, and promotes a healthy glow by stimulating blood circulation.

Yes, ginger is gentle on the skin and can be beneficial for sensitive skin due to its soothing and calming properties.

Yes, ginger helps improve skin firmness and elasticity, making it a valuable ingredient in anti-ageing skincare products.

Generally, ginger is safe for topical use, but it's always recommended to do a patch test before using it extensively on the skin to avoid any allergic reactions.