Application of ginger oil and ginger extract
1. Field of dietary supplements
Existing research and practice have shown that the volatile oil and spicy ingredients contained in ginger and its extracts are the therapeutic components of ginger. The nutritional health effects of ginger oil and ginger extract have been widely recognized, including: 1 digestion of starch, protein, fat, dairy, fiber, which promotes dietary intake, so as to relieve and balance the digestive system and promote nutrient absorption. 2 reduce platelet viscosity and polymerization to support cardiovascular health, reduce the risk of atherosclerosis; 3 as an anti-inflammatory supplement, reduce pain and swelling caused by joint inflammation and muscle pain; 4 used to relieve vomiting response in pregnant women, Relieve motion sickness caused by travel and postoperative vomiting reactions.
In addition, the latest research also found that ginger extract has anti-colitis, reduce chemotherapy vomiting; control weight, speed up metabolism, lower cholesterol and other effects; its functional ingredients ginger alcohol-6 and gingerol-8 also have the effect of controlling blood sugar.
2. Food field
Ginger oil and ginger extract are an excellent seasoning and flavoring agent for foods and beverages. Ginger tea, ginger sugar and other products are deeply loved by consumers. In addition, chocolate, energy bars, yogurt, ice cream and other foods are increasingly introduced into the unique flavor of ginger to meet the current people's pursuit of pleasant aroma and spicy flavor. .
3. Personal care products
Ginger oil has been widely used as a unilateral or compound essential oil. It is a warm essential oil that has the effect of dissipating blood stasis and promoting blood circulation, helping women to improve their chilly constitution, relieve fatigue and warm emotions.
Gingerin, zingerone and gingerol in ginger oil can normalize the blood circulation of the head skin, promote scalp metabolism, activate hair follicle tissue, strengthen hair roots, effectively prevent hair loss, white hair, and stimulate new occurrence. long. In addition, ginger oil blending in shampoo can also be used to wash the head, which has a certain therapeutic effect on migraine and periodic headache.
Studies have shown that ginger oil has strong antibacterial properties against Escherichia coli, yeast and mold, and its active PH range is wide, suitable for skin antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, skin acne and skin blemishes. Ginger oil also has strong antioxidant properties and is an effective • OH scavenger that fights lipofuscin and reduces the formation of age spots.