Ginger Root Essential Oil - Fresh
GINGER ROOT Essential Oil - Fresh
Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale
Plant Part: Root
Processing Method: Steam Distillation. Fresh ginger root is macerated and distilled over high heat, from which the oil is extracted.
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, pale yellow to yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma, this Essential Oil is reminiscent of fresh ginger.
Blends With: Bergamot, Cardamom, Black Pepper, Spearmint, Orange, Tangerine, Sandalwood, Amyris, Ylang-ylang, and other spice oils.
Product Abstract: Ginger is a perennial herb that grows to about 3 - 4 feet high (approximately 1 meter). It has a characteristic thick spreading tuberous rhizome.
Topically, Ginger Essential Oil can be useful in blends and formulations intended to help improve circulation. It's a frequent addition to blends for massage, arthritis and muscle aches and pains. Ginger Oil can help to ease nausea and motion sickness. Emotionally, I find Ginger Essential Oil energizing and uplifting. It is considered an aphrodisiac. Its aroma is a wonderful addition to blends especially formulated for men (women love it too).
Cautions: Dilute before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
- Ginger is warming and used in Chinese medicine for internal and external “dampness". Ginger's ability to tonify the yang energy of the kidneys makes it a useful oil for relieving lower back pain associated with muscular fatigue.
- Ginger is warming, strengthening and encouraging. The scent of ginger will increase determination and clarity. It is recommended for conditions associated with loss of motivation, will or inner strength, especially when these present apathy, listlessness, indecision, confusion and disconnection.
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