Ginger Extract, CAS# 84696-15-1, is a Plant extracts manufactured through plant extraction, available as Brownish yellow fine powder. Ginger Extract is widely used as nutrition supplements. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries.
No significant side effects reported.
As Ginger Extract is widely known as safe, there is no limit on dosage of intake. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Ginger Extract for long period.
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Ginger Extract could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Ginger Extract in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Ginger Extract for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
Though Ginger Extract is not on FDA's GRAS exemption list, it's still widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries including USA with specific limit on dosage.
No health issues about Ginger Extract reported up to now.
1. Assessment of antimicrobial potential of 10% ginger extract against Streptococcus mutans, Candida albicans, and Enterococcus faecalis: an in vitro study. [Indian J Dent Res. 2013 Jul-Aug]
Author: Giriraju A, Yunus GY.
2. The safety of a ginger extract in the rat. [J Ethnopharmacol. 2000 Dec]
Author: Weidner MS, Sigwart K.