About the Product
GINGER ESSENTIAL OIL
Extraction: Steam distillation
Aroma: Warm, spicy, characteristic of ginger
Odor strength: Medium
Evaporation: Middle Note
Sourced from: China or Africa
Ginger spread to Europe in the Middle Ages and is said to have been used to combat the Black Death due to its ability to make a person perspire. Chinese medicine has used both fresh and dried ginger for the treatment of fevers, coughs, and nausea.
Ginger essential oil is an analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, anti-allergic, carminative, febrifuge, stimulant, tonic, expectorant, and antioxidant. It is considered to be a powerful nerve tonic, good for exhaustion and mental fatigue, and best used in combination with other oils.
Ginger essential oil also aids with congestion, colds, coughs, bronchitis, excess fluids, swelling, spasms, fever, headaches, arthritis, sprains, bruises, soreness, poor circulation, varicose veins, raised body temperature, toothache, and is renowned for its ability to combat nausea. Its analgesic properties help with reducing pain from muscular aches, arthritis, sprains, rheumatism, joint, pain, and stiffness. It has also been used since antiquity as an aphrodisiac, improving libido and impotence.
Ginger essential oil is a wonderful addition to spicy and festive blends as well.
Ginger essential oil is an exotic addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, perfumery, incense, candles, and aromatherapy. Highly recommended.
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Caution: do not put Ginger essential oil directly on your skin full-strength. It must be diluted in a carrier (either oil or soap) first.
For Skin and Hair Oil: Dilute 1% (5-6 drops) of essential oil per ounce of your favorite carrier oil.
In your Favorite Shampoo: Dilute 1 - 3% (5 - 10 drops) per ounce of shampoo. Lather and rinse as usual.
In a diffuser: Add 3-5 drops of Ginger essential oil for every 100 ml of water.
Deodorizing Spray: Add 5 - 10 drops of Ginger essential oil to a spray bottle filled halfway with water. Use to freshen and deodorize. Shake well before using. Can be used in a small spray bottle for use in bathrooms and other smaller spaces.
The above statements have not been evaluated by the FDA
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
Safety precautions: All products are for external use only. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios before application.
Avoid during pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from the eye area. Keep out of reach of children.
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