Ginger Essential Oil
- Product Code: EO-G06
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: £2.28
Ginger essential oil is steam-distilled from the unpeeled dried ground roots of the Zingiber officinale plant which is native to southern Asia, China, India and Java. Ginger has been used extensively for centuries for both culinary and medicinal purposes and many cultures actually regard it as a sacred spice that has a positive influence on both the mind and body.
In modern aromatherapy Ginger essential oil is renowned as a warm and fortifying aromatherapy oil that is ideal for soothing the mind and counteracting fatigue. Aromatherapists also commonly use Ginger oil in the winter time, or in therapeutic massage oils for the joints and muscles.
- Species: Zingiber officinale
- Plant family: Zingiberaceae
- Origin: China
- Note: Low to middle
- Extraction method: Steam distilled
Use sparingly - use a maximum of 3 drops in the bath and 2% dilution for massage. Do not use on sensitive skin.
Ginger essential oil has stimulating properties that can be beneficial for debility, fatigue and nervous exhaustion. It can help to fortify the emotions, increase determination and inspire action. It is often used in aromatherapy blends for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).
Ginger oil has warming, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties that are useful for muscular tension and pain. It is particularly useful in massage oils when the muscles are cold and contracted. Ginger essential oil has a stimulating effect on the digestive system and can be useful for poor digestion and flatulence. It is also useful for treating nausea and vomiting, including travel sickness, and morning sickness. It is popular for winter aromatherapy treatments, helping to prevent chills, stimulate the circulation and warm the extremities. It can also help to relieve the symptoms of colds and bronchitis.
Blends well with:
Orange, Clove and Lavender
Citral 0/7%, Limonene 2%, Linalool 0.6%.