Botanical Name: Zingiber Officinalis
Flavour: Characteristic aroma of fresh Ginger
Solubility: Soluble in water
Plant Parts Used: Rhizomes
Extraction Method: Solvent Extraction
Color & Odor: Dark brown to lack colour with the Characteristic aroma of fresh Garlic
Shelf Life: 20-24 months under the specified storage conditions.
Oleoresin obtained from ginger is a kind of volatile oil which is derived in the course of solvent distillation method by rhizomes of ginger. Scientifically, ginger is known as Zingiber officinale which belongs to Zingiberaceae family of Zingiberales order. Ginger oleoresin has distinctive smell of ginger.
Gingerol and shogaol, volatile oil
It is employed for flavoring all kinds of food products like sea food, in vegetarian or non- vegetarian cuisine.
It is used as an aromatic, carminative, stomachic and as a stimulant.
Ginger oleoresin is found effective in treatingnausea caused by sea sickness, morning sickness and chemotherapy. It iseffective in arthritis and has blood thinning and cholesterol loweringproperties.
Ginger oleoresin is also treated as folkmedicine. It is classified as good stimulant and carminative.