100% Ginger Essential Oil
BEST USES FOR GINGER ESSENTIAL OIL
Aroma: Warm, spicy, with a bit of a citrus note
Production method: Steam-distillation
Plant part: Root (rhizome)
Zingiberene, camphene, beta-bisabolene, citral, gingerol
- carminative (relieves flatulence)
- expectorative (helps to discharge mucus from your lungs)
GINGER ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDS
Ginger essential oil blends well with bergamot, caraway, coriander, lime, rosemary, ylang-ylang, eucalyptus, frankincense and rose.
5 BENEFITS OF GINGER ESSENTIAL OIL
Due to its main therapeutic constituents, the ginger essential oil is good for treating several conditions:
HISTORY OF GINGER
Today, ginger is easily accessible in our local grocery stores but can you imagine that back in the 14th century the value of a pound of ginger (500 grams) would be equivalent to the cost of a sheep?
Ginger is relative to the cardamom and turmeric plants and it has been used in Asian cuisine since around 3000 B.C. Since old times, ginger has been greatly cherished by Ayurveda practitioners. Due to its warming qualities, ginger is believed to reduce dampness in the body or else balance the water element in our bodies.
Later, ginger was brought to Europe during the Roman Empire and in the Middle Ages it was particularly popular in England. The famous gingerbread cookies that often remind us of Christmas time are credited to Queen Elizabeth.
The ginger has a hot flavour and stimulating aroma and to produce the essential oil, its root is steam-distilled. A medicine or a spice, cherished by both healers and top chefs around the world, the benefits of ginger essential oil are undeniable.
WHAT IS GINGER OIL GOOD FOR?
The high level of gingerol that is in the essential oil makes ginger oil a real anti-inflammatory weapon. Generally, ginger essential oil is used to treat nausea, digestive discomfort, menstrual cramps, arthritis, chronic pain and respiratory issues. On an emotional level, it is also known to inspire courageousness and self-confidence when used aromatically.
MEDICINAL USES OF GINGER OIL
A scientific review reported that when ginger essential oil was inhaled, it was effective in reducing nausea after surgery. Ginger essential oil also demonstrated analgesic activity, helping to relieve pain immediately after surgery.
A 2013 study concluded that ginger essential oil possesses antioxidant activity as well as significant anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive (pain-blocking) properties.
GINGER ESSENTIA OIL - BENEFITS
1. Relieves nausea and morning sickness
Ginger essential oil is effective as a natural remedy for nausea and vomiting. To relieve such conditions, diffuse 5 drops in a diffuser or open the bottle and take a few deep breaths, inhale directly.
2. Eases colds
Ginger essential oil helps expel mucus from the throat and lungs. It also naturally aids in relieving coughs, asthma and bronchitis. Dilute 5 drops of ginger essential oil with 30 ml base oil and massage your chest and neck.
3. Pain relief
Research suggests that ginger essential oil may alleviate pain from sprains and strains. Additionally, to muscle sprains and general joint stiffness, the ginger essential oil can be very beneficial in treating osteoarthritis.
4. Eases digestion
Ginger essential oil is one of the best natural remedies for colic, indigestion, diarrhea, spasms, and stomach aches. You can rub a few drops of ginger oil diluted with a carrier oil on your belly and massage well. You should feel much better.
5. Reduces anxiety
Ginger oil may be able to relieve feelings of anxiety and exhaustion. The warming quality of ginger oil stimulates feelings of courage and confidence. Use the oil aromatically by diffusing 3 to 5 dropsor add 5 drops to a warm-water bath.
GINGER ESSENTIAL OIL RECIPES
Lymphatic drainage with ginger oil
You can easily prepare a ginger oil blend to stimulate the detox processes in the body. Use 30ml of carrier oil or aloe gel and mix with:
Ginger oil for hair growth
Here is a quick hair loss mask you can try at home before starting your hair growth ritual. Mix a tablespoon of almond oil with 5 drops of ginger oil. Rub it onto your scalp and massage it for a few minutes. Rinse well and continue with your hair loss shampoo. An even more convenient way to use ginger oil is to add 5-6 drops to your shampoo directly.
Ginger oil for pain
Gingerol and zingerone, which are present in ginger, can help reduce swelling and inflammation associated with arthritis. Here is a ginger oil blend that can ease pain and stiffness in your muscles and joints. Mix the following:
Uplifting ginger essential oil blend
Use aroma diffuser and mix:
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS: Ginger oil is a highly concentrated product and should only be used with extreme caution. Please note that all information is provided for informational purposes and we always recommend additional consultation with a specialist before usage, especially when used in childhood, during pregnancy, breastfeeding or if you suffer from chronic diseases! Ginger oil can stimulate menstrual flow; therefore, pregnant women should avoid ginger essential oil. Ginger essential oil is phototoxic. Avoid exposure to sunlight for 12 to 24 hours following application. Avoid contact with eyes, mucous membranes, inner ear and other sensitive parts of the body! Keep out of reach of children!