Ginger oil organic essential oils (Zingiber officinalis) 10 ml
Ginger essential oil, extracted from the roots of Zingiber officinale, is a highly valued natural remedy in aromatherapy and natural cosmetics.
This 100% pure essential oil possesses a warm, spicy, and invigorating aroma, making it perfect for uplifting the mood and promoting mental clarity.
Ginger essential oil has a rich history, with records dating back to ancient China and India, where it was revered for its warming and soothing properties.
In modern times, it is often incorporated into perfumery, imparting a vibrant and exotic scent to fragrances.
As a topical application, ginger essential oil is known to alleviate muscle aches, enhance circulation, and promote skin elasticity.
Its versatile nature makes it an ideal addition to various cosmetic and therapeutic applications.
INCI name Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Oil
CAS number 8007-08-7
SKU code EO-GIN-0010
EXTRACTION METHOD Steam Distilled Essential Oil
PARTS USED Rhizomes
COMMON NAMES Common Ginger, Adrak
APPEARANCE : Pale yellow to a orange brown colored liquid
ODOUR NOTE : Warm, smooth, sweet, spicy aroma reminiscent of fresh cut ginger
Active ingredients: Zingiberene, β-sesquiphellandrene, α-curcumene
Approx. Shelf Life: 6 - 7 years
STORAGE CONDITION ; Store in a cool dark place
Ginger roots are known traditionally throughout Asia as a tonic digestive. They are used extensively worldwide as a spicy, warm cooking ingredient
Nowadays ginger oil is also used to alleviate diverse nausea when inhaled from a tissue
Ginger essential oil has a warm, delicately spicy and citrussy aroma that can be used to fragrance your skin care creams, butters and lotions.
Ginger essential oil is derived from the root of the Zingiber officinale plant and offers numerous benefits and properties, which include:
- Anti-inflammatory: Ginger essential oil is known for its potent anti-inflammatory properties, which can help alleviate muscle and joint pain, reduce swelling, and ease arthritis symptoms.
- Digestive support: The oil can help soothe digestive issues, such as indigestion, bloating, and stomach cramps.
- Antioxidant: Rich in antioxidants, ginger essential oil helps protect against oxidative stress and promotes overall wellness.
- Analgesic: The oil's pain-relieving properties make it effective in managing headaches, menstrual cramps, and other types of pain.
- Stimulating and warming: Ginger essential oil has a warming effect on the body and can help increase circulation and stimulate the senses.
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Massages & body care
- Body massage use 1 to 6 drops essential oil for 10 ml carrier oil (0.5 to 2 % concentration) +++
- Body & Hair care use 2 to 6 drops essential oil for 10 ml carrier or base (1 to 2 % concentration) ++
- Bath First mix 10 to 15 drops of essential oil with 20 ml vegetable glycerine or 1 cup of Epsom salts ++
- Compresses +
- Ultrasonic Diffusers for air purification, use 10 mn 3 times a day. ++
- Cooking: 1 drop into vegetable oil, butter or syrup. Also into dough for ginger cookies or gingerbreads; or into a fruit salad, as well as to spice up raw dishes ( tartare, carpaccio, ceviche, gravlax,…) ++
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In aromatherapy and perfumery, Ginger essential oil (Zingiber officinale) is appreciated for its warm, spicy aroma and numerous therapeutic properties.
Here are some common uses of Ginger essential oil in aromatherapy and perfumery:
Digestive support: Ginger oil is known to help soothe digestive discomfort, reduce nausea, and stimulate the digestive system. Dilute it with a carrier oil and massage it onto the abdomen to ease discomfort.
Pain relief: Ginger oil's analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties can help alleviate muscle and joint pain. Mix it with a carrier oil and massage it into the affected areas for relief.
Respiratory support: Ginger oil can help relieve congestion and support respiratory health, thanks to its expectorant and warming properties. Diffuse it or use it in a steam inhalation for relief.
Immune system booster: The oil's antimicrobial properties can help support the immune system and protect against common illnesses. Diffuse Ginger in your home or workspace to create a healthy environment.
Energy booster: The invigorating scent of Ginger can help combat fatigue and boost energy levels. Diffuse the oil or apply a diluted blend to your wrists and temples for a natural pick-me-up.
Emotional support: Ginger oil is known to help reduce feelings of anxiety and promote emotional balance. Use it in a diffuser or add a few drops to a warm bath for a soothing experience.
Middle or base note: Ginger's warm and spicy aroma makes it a popular middle or base note in many perfumes and colognes. It adds depth and warmth to a fragrance blend.
Blending: Ginger oil is a versatile blending ingredient that complements various other essential oils, such as citrus oils, woody oils, and other spices like cinnamon and cardamom. Its harmonizing properties make it a favorite in creating rich and exotic scents.
Remember to always dilute Ginger essential oil with a carrier oil or use it in a diffuser, as applying undiluted essential oils to the skin may cause irritation.
Ginger essential oil blends well with a variety of other essential oils, depending on the desired use. Here are some popular pairings and their common applications:
Ginger and Bergamot: This uplifting and energizing blend is great for boosting mood, reducing stress, and promoting mental clarity. It can be used in a diffuser or as a massage oil.
Ginger and Lavender: This calming and relaxing blend is perfect for promoting restful sleep, soothing anxiety, and relieving tension. It can be used in a diffuser, bath, or as a topical application.
Ginger and Eucalyptus: This invigorating blend is excellent for respiratory support, clearing congestion, and boosting immunity. It can be used in a diffuser, steam inhalation, or as a chest rub.
Ginger and Rosemary: This stimulating blend is great for improving focus, memory, and alertness. It can be used in a diffuser or as a massage oil for enhanced cognitive function.
Ginger and Frankincense: This grounding blend is ideal for meditation, spiritual practices, and creating a peaceful atmosphere. It can be used in a diffuser or applied topically during yoga or meditation sessions.
Ginger and Orange: This energizing and uplifting blend can help combat fatigue and promote overall well-being. It can be used in a diffuser or as a room spray.
Ginger and Peppermint: This refreshing blend is great for soothing sore muscles, reducing inflammation, and easing headaches. It can be used in a massage oil or as a cold compress.
Ginger and Ylang Ylang: This sensual and aphrodisiac blend is perfect for enhancing intimacy and promoting relaxation. It can be used in a diffuser, massage oil, or added to a bath.
Remember to always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil, such as almond or jojoba oil, before applying them to the skin. For diffusing, follow the instructions provided by your diffuser manufacturer.
Do not use during the first 3 months of pregnancy / breastfeeding
Keep out of reach of children and pets.
As a general rule, always perform a skin patch test before using your essential oils for the first time.
DO NOT USE UNDILUTED and seek medical and specialist advise when in doubt