Ginger has a very long history of use in various forms of traditional and alternative medicine. It belongs to the Zingiberaceae family making it closely related to turmeric and cardamom. It has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.
At anatomē, we use Indian ginger in a number of our products, including essential oil blends, skincare, and nutritional supplements.
There is some evidence that Indian ginger can enhance brain function, working memory, and reaction time. The zingy and fresh scent of ginger can be found in our essential oil blend Focus + Concentration, to improve working memory and cognitive performance.
Ginger’s antioxidants are beneficial for joints, brain, heart, and intestines issues. They’re also believed to combat free radicals, helping the body to detox and generally promote good health. We ginger in our Detox + Cleanse nutritional supplements owing to its rich supply of antioxidants.
We also include ginger in our skincare products, as the anti-inflammatory benefits that ginger provides is ideal for reducing the appearance of wrinkles, smoothing rough skin, and evening skin tone.