Ginger, one of the most important and oldest of spices used in every kinds of food preparation. The rhizomes known in the trade as hand or races reach the spice trade either, with the outer cortical layers intact (Coated unscripted ginger) or with the outer coating partially or completely removed. Ginger products, such as ginger oil is internationally commercialized for use in food and pharmaceutical processing. To improve their appearance some grades of ginger are bleached by various means by liming.
Ginger oil is used in the treatment of fractures, rheumatism, arthritis, bruising, carbuncles, diarrhea, colic, cramps, nausea, hangovers, travel and sea sickness, colds and flu, sores on the skin, sore throat, catarrh, congestion, coughs, sinusitis, chills and fever. Ginger oil is a seasoning and flavors sweets, including cakes, cookies, breads, and beverages. Also used in lot of perfumery creation and blending with other essential oils.
Ginger oil market is segmented on the basis of its applications in different industries as food and beverage industry, pharmaceutical, personal care industry and other applications. In food and beverage industry ginger oil is used for flavor and seasoning purpose, in confectionery beverages and bakery products .it is widely used as flavor for cake, cookies and biscuits, ginger snaps etc. In non-alcoholic beverages ginger oil market demand is high. Due to its medicinal properties ginger oil is being used in treatment of several disease conditions since long time. Looking at several applications of ginger oil in treatment of stomach problem such as nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, food poisoning, gastric ulcer, headache, asthma, migraine, inflammation and many more conditions, ginger oil is used in various pharmaceutical products. Ginger oil is essential in hair care for curing dandruff and used in personal care products. As ginger oil is stimulating and therefore relieves depression, mental stress, dizziness, exhaustion, restlessness and anxiety, thus used in aromatherapy and Ayurveda.
Ginger oil market is further segmented on basis of extraction methods such as steam distillation and solvent extraction. Solvent extraction is used for the extraction of ginger oleoresin, and steam distillation is used to get ginger essential oil.
The global ginger oil market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.41% over the forecast period to reach a total market size of US$189.431 million by 2025, increasing from US$110.435 million. Ginger oil is a kind of concentrated essential oil that is extracted from the ginger rhizome through a distillation process. Ginger oil has a warm, strong, and spicy aroma and it is useful for aromatherapy. Ginger oil is spicy and warming oil that comforts and stimulates the skin, body, and psyche. It is a flowering perennial and is considered as more gainful because of its higher Gingerol content, a constituent that is most reputable for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Ginger oil has traditionally been accepted in Ayurveda medication to soothe emotional challenges such as anxiety, sadness, low self-confidence, and a lack of enthusiasm. The investments in research and development of the extraction process of ginger oil and product development are increasing significantly. The use of ginger oil in anti-wrinkle creams, shampoos, skincare products, and hair care products are already increasing steadily. Ginger oil has been found as a useful essential oil in animal feed supplements. Thus, due to demand it is best to invest in this project.
Few Indian major players are as under
Enjayes Spices & Chemical Oils Ltd.
Kancor Ingredients Ltd.
Schaeffler India Ltd.
Synthite Industries Pvt. Ltd.
South East Agro Inds. Ltd.
Enjayes Natural Flavours Ltd