Organic Essential Oil Details:
Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale
Plant Part: Root
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Origin: Sri Lanka
Description: Ginger is a perennial herb that grows to about 3 - 4 feet high (approximately 1 meter). It has a characteristic thick spreading tuberous rhizome. The ginger root is macerated and distilled over high heat, from which the oil is extracted.
Color: Pale yellow to yellow liquid.
Common Use: Organic Ginger Essential Oil is believed by aromatherapists to be applicable for colds and flu, nausea (motion sickness, morning sickness), rheumatism, coughs and circulation issues. It also has warming properties that help to relieve muscular cramps, spasms, aches and ease stiffness in joints. Ginger is also viewed as an aphrodisiac and is believed to ease anxiety, renew vitality and revitalize self-confidence.
Spiritual Use: Ginger addresses lack and therefore would assist those who need self-confidence and motivation to put plans and ideas into the physical realm. In other words, it allows us to recognize parts of ourselves that need to be changed so we can better serve ourselves.
Ginger has an aphrodisiac effect on the body. Therefore, it opens the Root and Sacral chakras and will release suppressed sexual energy.
What Chakra is connected: Roots, Sacral (sex) Chakra and Solar plexus
Aromatic Scent: Organic Ginger Essential Oil has a warm, spicy, woody scent with a hint of lemon and pepper. Customers will find it very similar to the powdered spice.
History: The plant is said to originate from India, China and Java, but is also native to Africa and the West Indies. It is believed that ginger was brought to Europe between the 10th and 15th century as both a condiment and spice. It has been used for medicinal purposes since the ancient times; it is recorded specifically in both Sanskrit and Chinese texts. It is also mentioned in literature from the Greeks, Romans, and Arabians.
Cautions: Ginger Essential Oil can irritate sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.
**All our organic essential oils are for external use only. Before using essential oils internal contact a qualified Aromatherapist. The information on this page is for educational purposes only, it is not meant to treat, cure, prevent, or diagnose of any disease or condition, it is not prescribe in any way.
Do not use during pregnancy.