There are many ways to tap into the healing, beautifying, and aphrodisiac properties of ginger.

As a beverage, ginger treats nausea and morning sickness, and warms the body. But if you don’t like its pungent taste, you can make it part of your beauty routine.

First, ginger can be used as face mask. Ginger powder blended with honey and lemon juice helps to nourish and soften the skin, and inhibit aging. The antioxidant properties of ginger help to prevent skin damage from free radicals. It will improve the skin’s elasticity and leave it radiant.

Ginger oil, too, is good for skin treatment, especially in massage. Applying ginger oil mixed with other essential oils will keep the skin smooth and free of blemishes. Its aroma is also good for increasing concentration and self-motivation.

Or, you may try a ginger bath. Boiling ginger slices and adding them to your bath will help relieve pain and muscle discomfort. Ginger has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties that help in reducing pain. In a bath, the ginger’s thermal effect will stimulate the blood flow and leave a warm feeling to the whole body.

But the easiest way is to just come and visit Akar Wangi Spa at Komaneka at Rasa Sayang. A number of our treatments make use of ginger. It can be found in treatments like the Balinese Boreh scrub and Komaneka Relaxing oil.