Ginger Essential Oil
100% Organic, pure essential oil
The aroma of Ginger Essential Oil can vary widely, depending on the distillation and quality of the root being distilled. The distillation of fresh ginger root can lead to an aromatically superior oil, one that I absolutely adore.
Topically, Ginger 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.
When used topically at low dilutions or in a diffuser, Ginger Oil can help to ease nausea and motion sickness. Since Ginger Oil is so strong, I do not recommend that anyone without a formal education in herbalism or aromatherapy take it without being under the care of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner (instead, try Ginger Tea or Crystallized Ginger).
Aromatically, Ginger Essential Oil is spicy and warming. Though it is especially well suited for fall and winter months, I use it all year round. I love combining Ginger Oil in the diffuser with citrus oils and other spice oils.
Ginger Oil is one that is not a personal favorite to everyone, but is an oil that can significantly enhance a blend or synergy.
Ginger Oil Uses
Aching muscles, arthritis, nausea, poor circulation.
Tisserand and Young do not indicate any known hazards for Ginger Oil. Some sources do indicate that Ginger Oil is phototoxic. However, Tisserand and Youngstate that "Low-level phototoxic effects reported for ginger oil are not considered significant
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.