Ginger CO2-se extract (organic), DE-ÖKO-013
Zingiber officinale Roscoe – Rhizome, dried from organic farming
By supercritical fluid extraction with natural carbon dioxide, no solvent residues, no inorganic salts, no heavy metals, no reproducible microorganisms .
The extract contains 82 – 95 % essential oil consisting of NLT 15 % alpha-zingiberene, ar-curcumene, NMT 9 % citral (geranial, neral), alpha-farnesene, beta-bisabolene, beta-sesquiphellandrene etc. Total pungent compounds are NMT 5 % including less than 1,5 % shogaols.
In folk medicine, the extract is used for coughs and sore throats . Ginger has antioxidative and antimicrobial effects. In addition, studies have shown a positive effect against cardiovascular diseases .*
The ginger extract gives food and drink an interesting, fresh, spicy and hot taste, so that the extract is often used in sweets, drinks, alcoholic beverages and also in rice, meat and other tasty dishes. Ginger products are popular in Asian and also European cuisine.*
Because of its characteristic and stimulatory odour, the extract can be used in perfume, deodorants, shower gel, shampoo or bath additives.*
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 Wolfgang Blascheck u.a. (Hrsg.) : HagerROM 2017, Hagers Enzyklopädie der Arzneistoffe und Drogen : Suttgart: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft Stuttgart, 2017
 Mao QQ et al. : Bioactive Compounds and Bioactivities of Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) : Foods 2019, 8, 185