Benefits Of Ginger For Your Skin

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Growing up, we had an aloe plant outside for our sunburns which was the coolest thing to me. Something that comes from the ground works like something mom brings home from the store. As I grew older, I started to notice that people were using all sorts of natural remedies that actually worked. Now more beauty products are starting to use natural ingredients because of this environmental and health-conscious society, one natural ingredient that is benefitting us all being ginger.

How Can Ginger Help You?

You may have heard of ginger in your food. Gingerbread men are a delicious holiday snack but have you ever put ginger on your skin? For centuries, people all over the world have been using ginger for things like nausea, headaches, intestinal issues, and other ailments. But ginger in a topical cream may have some surprising effects.


Using products with ginger in them can help you achieve a more radiant and youthful look. Ginger has shown in studies to decrease age-related oxidative stress markers and protect against toxicity. Ginger has also shown that it can help reduce damage from mild sun exposure which can also cause your skin to age faster.

Soothes Small Injuries

If you have a small injury, using ginger may be able to help soothe the pain. Things like small burns, blisters, cuts, and scrapes call cause pain and inflammation. Small injuries like these can be treated using anti-inflammatories and antibacterial. Ginger has shown in studies to help reduce pain, inflammation, and swelling as well as have antibacterial and antifungal properties.


Ginger can do more than just relieve minor wounds; studies suggest that ginger may also be able to help with muscle pain. Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, ginger may also be able to help people who suffer from different types of arthritis.

Mixing Ginger And CBD Hemp Oil

A product we carry in our shop, Ginger Honey Hemp Body Balm, is such an awesome product because it packs the healing benefits of honey, CBD oil, and ginger. All three have antioxidant effects helping keep your skin looking young and healthy and can be used on injuries or painful areas. Stop by our shop today to try it out!


Sarah Potts

Sarah Potts has been writing about the wonderful benefits of cannabis for CBD Instead since 2017. Medical cannabis has changed her life and her goal is to show others how it might help them as well.


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