Ginger Essential Oil
Benefits & How To Use
Ginger Zingiber officinalis (1613)
Ginger has a warm, spicy and familiar aroma. A powerful antiseptic and stimulant, it provides a beneficial support to the respiratory and circulatory systems. Try a few drops on a hankie if you’re on choppy seas! It is also one of the key remedies in ayurveda for stimulating digestive fire (agni), and Ginger essential oil lends itself well to abdominal massage where it may be used in a blend. It is warming and stimulating, encouraging movement, but also soothing to tired muscles. It brings warmth wherever it is applied, so it is a great oil to use in the winter months. It blends well with ylang ylang, other spice oils such as clove, coriander, vetiver, and most citrus oils.
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Ginger Organicis also available.
More general information about Ginger
Please see Ginger Essential Oils.
This is a pure therapeutic-quality aromatherapy essential oil from China, and is obtained from the rhizome of the plant.
- Botanical name: Zingiber officinalis
- Plant family: Zingiberaceae
- Production: Distilled
- Cultivation: Conventional cultivation (unaltered & analysed)
- Country of origin: China
- Part of plant: Rhizome
- Fragrance family: Resinous, Spicy
- Special precautions: May irritate sensitive skin.
- Major compounds: alpha-Zingiberene, beta-Sesquiphellandrene, Camphene, beta-Phellandrene, beta-Bisabolene
- Item no: 1613
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