Zingiber officinale (ginger) extract

Zingiber officinale (ginger) extract is an extract of the herb Zingiber officinale, more commonly known as ginger. It is used in cosmetics and personal care products as a skin-conditioning agent 1. Botanical and botanically derived ingredients used in the formulation of cosmetics are generally mild and safe.


  1. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook. Washington, D.C.: The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, 2006.