ginger extract

Rating:
Good
Categories:
Irritants , Anti-Irritants , Plant Extracts

Extract from a plant in the Zingiberacae family that has research showing it has anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic activity when taken orally and applied to skin (Sources:  Planta Medica, December 2007, pages 1,525-1,530; and Carcinogenesis, May 2002, pages 795–802; and Food and Chemical Toxicology, August 2002, pages 1091–1097). However, topically the oil it can be a skin irritant (Source: IFA—International Federation of Aromatherapists, www.int-fed-aromatherapy.co.uk).

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