Ginger Essential Oil – Zingiber officinale?- is steam distilled from the root of the ginger plant and has a warm, spicy, earthy aroma of a light yellow hue.
Ginger Essential Oil has a high level of gingerol which is warming and can help reduce pain if rubbed to the affected area blended in your favourite carrier oil.
Ginger essential oil is a light yellow colour with a gentle sweet aroma of tropical ginger. Ginger oil is uplifting and stimulating and when used blended as a massage oil gives off a warming sensation. This special oil also sharpens the senses and aids memory.
Ginger oil is also known as an anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory due to its high percentage of sesquiterpenes.
Used in aromatherapy, Ginger oil is known to bring on feelings of courageousness and self assurance. It is also a good remedy for nausea. When feeling that way, place a few drops on a tissue or in a diffuser and inhale deeply.
Grown by farmers as a sustainable crop, the price has slowly climbed of this lesser used essential oil due to environmental conditions imposed on growers.
Ginger essential oil blends well with oils of high notes like Rose Geranium, Ylang Ylang and West Australian Sandalwood add to the earthy aroma if you are looking for something more ‘masculine’.
Store your ginger oil in a cool area out of direct sunlight and out of the reach of small children as ginger oil if ingested from the bottle could cause harm.
Major plant chemicals: Alpha – zingibarene, alpha-farnesene
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