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Ginger

Ginger received its botanical name of Zingiber officinale from an English botanist (William Roscoe) in 1807. The word Zingiber is taken from a word in Sanskrit meaning horn-shaped. This plant is a member of the Ginger family, a group of tropical plants originally found in Southeast Asia. Today’s major producers of Ginger include India, Fiji, China, Sierra Leone, Jamaica, and Nigeria. However, Ginger is cultivated in many other countries located in tropical and subtropical climates. Depending on its use and the locale in which it is obtained from, Ginger is also known by the names Cooking Ginger, Canton Ginger, Jake Root, African Ginger, Jamaica Ginger, and Common Ginger.

Growing approximately one to three feet in height, the Ginger plant is a perennial variety that features thick scaly rhizomes or underground stems. The roots are thick and protruding in nature, resembling thumbs. Therefore, when divided into sections, these individual portions of the roots are referred to as hands. Ginger is made from the rhizomes or roots of the plant.

One type of Wild Ginger produces a spike-like growth of yellow flowers with purplish edges surrounded by green-yellow foliage. The truth is that a variety of flowers are produced by different members of the Ginger family, including white and red. Ginger flowers are symbolic of strength, love, money, power, and success. White flower varieties of Ginger plants symbolize love, whereas red flowers symbolize fiery passion and strength.

Ginger has been used for medicinal, culinary, and beauty purposes for many centuries. Many Asian cultures made use of this exotic plant to treat digestive issues as well as to relieve pain and dissipate fever. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, Ginger was used as currency due to its valued worth. Ancient Romans treasured this plant for its medicinal uses. In Hawaii, white Ginger flowers have traditionally been included as decorative accents in leis, as well as being used for both medicinal and culinary purposes.

Ginger’s beneficial capabilities can be imparted directly to the skin through topical application.

Used in both fresh and dried forms, Ginger has gained popularity in its use, especially within the United States. A member of the same family that includes Cardamom and Turmeric, Ginger is appreciated for its warm, spicy flavor. It is used to add flavor to sauces, breads, cookies, candy, and other varieties of food. Ginger ale and Ginger tea have been used to relieve the discomfort of stomach maladies for many years.

Ginger’s beneficial capabilities can be imparted directly to the skin through topical application. It is used in aromatherapy to instill an energy boost with its spicy aroma and self-confidence with its yang energy of the Will. Ginger oil is used to invoke vitality and lead to immediate action, circumventing the procrastinator’s desire to sit and let life pass by without interference. A bath laced with essential oil of Ginger is intended to instill all of the above. In Hoodoo Folk Magic, Ginger Root is used to protect an individual from evil or to enhance sexuality and intensify feelings of love. In Ayurvedic medicine, Ginger is used to treat a wide array of medical issues including circulatory, menstrual, and joint problems.

High in antioxidants, Ginger provides natural protection against free radicals, safeguarding the skin from harm.

Due to its exotic scent, extracts from the Ginger flower have been incorporated into beauty formulas including soaps, lotions, and fragrances. Since Ginger offers antiseptic capabilities, it is used in acne solutions to kill bacteria and control breakouts.

High in antioxidants, Ginger provides natural protection against free radicals, safeguarding the skin from harm. Antioxidant protection is credited with the avoidance of early aging and damage to the skin. It is also used to minimize the appearance of hyperpigmentation, reduce inflammation, and improve the radiance of the skin by removing dullness. The warming capability of Ginger is thought to improve circulation by energizing the skin. Therefore, it is often included in cellulite-reducing formulas. Popular belief held by some professionals in the beauty industry suggests that Ginger eliminates the toxins that lead to cellulite.

Ginger’s exotic scent promotes a boost in energy as it offers a refreshing sensation not only to the tactile senses, but also to the olfactory senses. It invigorates with an uplifting action as it heightens the senses and stimulates circulation. Individuals with sensitive skin types should exercise caution when using products containing Ginger as it can cause mild irritation.

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Recreate the classic barbershop experience with this warming formula.
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For when you're feeling the effects of exercise or everyday physical stresses and strains.
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An anti-aging serum that targets fine lines and puffiness around the eyes.
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Refresh, hydrate and firm your eye area using sonic technology.
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Anti-aging multi-action treatment delivers the potency of Retinol with no irritation.
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Filled with super antioxidants, this treatment reduces the visible signs of aging.
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This body scrub actively retexturizes your skin to achieve a brighter, smoother appearance.
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Re-energizes the mind and mood.
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Gently remove even waterproof makeup and skin impurities in a single sweep.
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Gently remove even waterproof makeup and skin impurities in a single sweep.
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An anti-bacterial mask that fights off blemishes with Ginger and Shiso.
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Gentle, effective cleansing cloth removes makeup easily while nourishing skin.
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Non-irritating and non-drying cleanser clears and prevents blemishes.
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A protective shave cream for an irritation-free shave.
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This gentle and effective spot treatment clears existing acne while reducing oil production.
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Quickly cooling, soothing and moisturizing post-shaven skin.
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A mild cleanser that washes away makeup and impurities to leave skin clean and refreshed.
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Provides perfectly balanced light hydration for consistent skin clarity.
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Protects the skin while you shave for a smooth, irritation-free finish.
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Energize and invigorate the senses while moisturizing and nourishing the skin.
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Promotes the removal of impurities and toxins from the skin, head to toe.
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Stimulate and invigorate your Body while soothing and calming your Soul.
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This duo features a lip stain and a lip gloss in complementary pink colors.
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This lush hydrating lotion is an ideal treatment for dry or mature skin.
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Recreate the classic barbershop experience with this warming formula.
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A volumizing blow dry spray formulated to boost the appearance of thicker, fuller hair while stimulating new follicle growth.
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This purely botanical dry hand sanitizer helps to naturally cleanse and eliminate impurities.
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Cleans deeper than common cleansers to flush dirt and dust from pores.
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This duo features a lip stain and a lip gloss in complementary colors.
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Support Living Beyond Breast Cancer with this double side lip stain and gloss.
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This treatment diminishes visible redness, calms skin and helps to prevent flare ups.
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Enhances the circulation and warms the skin.
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An exotic trio of nourishing oils infused with stimulating Ginger and Lime that exfoliates and tones the body.
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A non-oily gel that relieves aching muscles and joints.
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This duo features a lip stain and a lip gloss in complementary colors.
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Formulated with natural Dead Sea Minerals to cleanse skin thoroughly.
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This duo features a lip stain and a lip gloss in complementary nude colors.
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Aids in eliminating impurities and dead skin cells and provides a luminous complexion.
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A rich and easily absorbed blend of precious plant oils.
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This duo features a lip stain and a lip gloss in complementary colors.
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Dried milk solids and natural proteins leave your hair clean, shiny and manageable.
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Helps maintain your skin's proper pH balance while refreshing and toning.
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Detoxifies, soothes, firms and tones the skin.
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