This is one of the most commonly known spices in history, widely used in China and India. Although a wild species has not been found, it is believed to be native to Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia.
Ginger is a tuber rich in essential oils, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and amino acids.
Ginger is 100% effective in inhibiting collagenase activity and, therefore, can completely inhibit collagen degradation. This has beneficial effects on the skin, such as maintaining its elasticity.
It helps combat free radicals, softens the skin and evens skin tone.
It is also energising and improves circulation, so is often used to reduce cellulite.