Ginger Essential Oil
Ginger grows natively in areas such as China, Africa, and India. This powerful oil is referenced in the ancient text by the Greeks, Romans, Chinese, and Arabians who are said to have used it for a variety of ailments. Ginger is also said to possess both aphrodisiac and curative properties, particularly those that aid in matters of the digestive tract.
Practical Benefits and Uses
- Arthritis- Add 10 drops of ginger to 1 oz preferred carrier oil. Massage over the affected area.
- Digestion- Add 4 drops to 1/2 Tbsp carrier oil. Rub over lower abdomen post-meal.
- Eczema- 4 drops ginger oil to 1/2 Tbsp carrier oil. Rub over the affected area.
- Focus- Add 10 drops to an aroma diffuser. Allow it to run continuously for enhanced focus and perceived energy. Pair with a complimentary oil if desired.
- Motion Sickness- Inhale directly from the bottle to alleviate motion sickness.
- Respiratory- Add 10 drops to a cold-air diffuser. Inhale deeply as needed.
Can Be Used for
- Aromatherapy diffuser- Add 10 drops to a diffuser. Add complimentary oils if desired.
- In a bath- 5 drops of essential oil, 1 Tbsp carrier oil, 4 oz Epsom salts. Combine first, then add to running water.
- In massage oil blend- Always test on an insensitive area for skin sensitivity. Add essential oil to preferred carrier oil.
Blends Well With
- Allspice, Basil, Bay, Bergamot, Bitter Orange, Black Pepper, Caraway, Cassia, Cinnamon, Clove Coriander, Frankincense, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Neroli, Nutmeg, Orange, Sandalwood, Tangerine, Ylang Ylang
- Ingredients: 100% Organic Ginger Oil
- Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale
- Origin: China
- Extraction Method: Steam distilled
- Plant Part: Root
- Aroma: Earthy, spicy, warm
- Consistency: Thin
- Color: Light yellow
- Antioxidant activity of ginger oil
- Ginger is effective against arthritis
- Ginger oil is effective against nausea
- Potentially beneficial against diabetes
- If applying an essential oil to your skin, always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body after you have properly diluted it with a preferred carrier oil.
- Do not apply topically to children under 2 years of age.
- Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.
- Do not take it internally.
- Considered safe, however, if pregnant or nursing you may consult a physician before use.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Direct contact with ginger oil may be dangerous to cats.
- Don't let the diffuser run continuously. Always take breaks after 30-60 minutes of running time.