Ginger: deliciously diverse

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It’s in the 1,000-mile ribbon of mountains known as the Western Ghats that much of our ginger is grown – an area designated by the IUCN as one of the world’s richest biodiversity hotspots. In its native home, ginger is surrounded by a diverse range of medicinal and culinary crops where it soaks up the sun giving it intense heat. We capture its fiery nature, and harness its gingery-glow in a wide variety of our teas and supplements.

When the beautiful yellow flowers of the ginger plant appear, it’s a sign that it should be harvested. The farmers we work with will dig out the root, which is dried before being blended by us and wrapped for you.

You’ll find a golden orb of ginger in our warming and invigorating Three Ginger Tea, Revitalise and our chai blends, as well as in supplements such as Vitalise used for increasing energy and Wholistic Trikatu: a peppy combination of ginger, black pepper and long pepper.

Meet the author

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Sebastian Pole, Co-founder and Herbal Director

I’m Co-founder and Herbal Director at Pukka Herbs. As well as formulating all our organic products, I run my own herbal practice in Bath which I’ve done since 1998. I’m a registered member of the Ayurvedic Practitioners Association, Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine and the Unified Register of Herbal Practitioners. All this with the aim of using the principles of Ayurveda (the ancient art of living wisely) to help create positive change and positive health. Inspired by my time in India, I love cooking a vegetarian feast and rely on regular yoga practice and herbal supplementation to keep me well. I am passionate about running a business that inspires positive change and brings the benefit of the incredible power of plants to everyone we connect with. I live on a two acre garden-farm in Somerset where I grow a rainbow spectrum of medicinal and nourishing plants for my bees and family to live from. 

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