Immpresive Ginger Masks For Face, Hair And More

Ginger (Zingiber officinalé) belongs to the family Zingiberaceae, which also includes turmeric and cardamom.

It is a perennial plant that grows up to about 1 meter in height. It has thin and sharp leaves of 15 to 20 cm in length.

The root is used for medicinal purposes and can have a size of between 2.5 and 15 cm; Its flavor and aroma are strong and intense.

Ginger contains several chemical components:

• Starch
• Proteins
• Lipids
• Protease
• Volatile oils
• Spicy principles.
• Vitamins A and E3

Spicy principles (such as volatile oil gingerol) are the most potent medicinally, because they inhibit the formation of prostaglandins and leukotrienes (organism products that influence blood flow and inflammation); Also provide ginger with its intense aroma.

Properties of ginger

Historically, ginger has been used to aid digestion. In the 19th century, ginger powder was used for various digestive symptoms, among them indigestion, bloating, nausea, and childhood diarrhea.

A few years ago, several studies have shown that ginger is useful for promoting digestion. A very recent work has shown its effects (in combination with other plants that include cumin, fenugreek and mustard) on pancreatic action in laboratory animals, resulting in a stimulation of several digestive enzymes of the pancreas.

In Japan, ginger is used as an antidote to fish poisoning. It is believed to be effective against harmful intestinal bacteria (such as Eschmchia coli, staphylococcus and streptococcus), without destroying the beneficial bacteria. Ginger helps the growth of Lactobacillus in the gut, while destroying the parasites.

Ginger has antibacterial power, because it can be useful in case of ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori. Create an anti-ulcer environment by multiplying the protective components of the stomach. Its anti-inflammatory capacity also reduces knee and hip pain in some patients with osteoarthritis.

According to a very recent study, ginger removes the nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy. It decreases the numbers of cholesterol by interfering with its absorption, helping to convert to fatty acids and increasing biliary eli nation.

The cough can be calmed by an infusion of ginger prepared from the dry powder form of the plant. Its intense taste favors the expulsion of secretions and helps to reduce congestion of the throat.

Ginger can be used externally to combat stains and to combat hair loss by promoting growth.

Then three face masks that can be made at home and to combat hair loss

Ginger masks for face and hair

Ginger mask for face and acne


-2 tablespoons ginger powder
-1 tablespoon lemon juice


Mix both ingredients into a paste and apply to the pimples or acne pimples using a cotton cane. If the area on the face with acne is very large it can be applied extensively. Leave to stand for 15 minutes and remove with fresh water.

Mask for soft and smooth skin


-4 tablespoons almond base oil
-2 tablespoons cocoa butter
-I tablespoon anhydrous lanolin
-I tablespoon beeswax (use a tablespoon and a half if you want a firmer consistency)
-50 drops Peppermint essential oil, carrot seed, rosemary (gerbil, geranium, lemon, or grapefruit) or any combination
-1 tablespoon ginger powder


In a small pot and simmer, or in the water bath, heat all the ingredients, except the essential oil and ginger, until the wax and the cocoa butter have just melted. Remove from heat and stir a few times to mix. Add essential oil and ginger, stir and pour into storage container.

Lightly coat each bowl with a paper towel and allow the mixture to cool before plugging. The cocoa butter takes a while to set, so leave the product at room temperature for twelve hours before using it. The finished formula will have the consistency of a paste of wax. Apply on face and remove after 15 minutes.

Grown hair

Mask Ingredients

-1 tablespoon onion juice.
-1 teaspoon garlic juice.
-2 tablespoons ginger juice.
-2 tablespoons olive oil.


Mix all the ingredients and apply on the scalp by means of gentle circular massages. Leave on for 15 minutes and then remove with warm water. Perform this remedy once a week.