Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a very popular spice widely consumed in foods and drinks since earlier times. Ginger also has a long tradition of medicinal uses. The German Commission E monograph contains reviews of herbal drugs, including ginger. In the German "Hager's Handbuck der Pharmazeuthischen Praxis", ginger is listed as being used against rheumatism, chronic inflammation of the intestines, coughs and sore throat.
Red ginger (Zingiber officinale var. Rubra) is a special kind of ginger which is mostly cultivated in Indonesia, known locally as "Jahe merah". It has been proven to contain a higher concentration of the active ingredients. Beside having Gingerols and Shogaols, it is loaded with Anthocyanin and Tannin in its root bark.
Phytochemindo has developed a REGIN-X® with high levels of Gingerol, Shogaol and Anthocyanidin which are suitable for anti arthritic preparations. Phytochemindo's Red Ginger Extract is manufactured from select, high quality raw materials fresh from native Indonesia plants, resulting in a standardized extracts from our WHO GMP certified extraction plant.