Ginger is originated from Southeast Asia which has been used as a traditional medicine in ancient Chinese and other Asian countries for more than a thousand years. Ginger or ginger root is the rhizome of the plant Zingiber officinale, consumed as a delicacy, medicine or spice.

This ingredient has been shown in-vitro to have both an anti-oxidant effect and inhibit melanin synthesis which could lead to brighter more radiant appearance of the skin.