Ginger (Zingiber officinale)

Ginger essential oil profile

Color: Yellow to light brown

Viscosity: Thin

Method of Extraction: Steam distilled, CO2 extraction

Plant parts: Rhizome

Countries: Asia, India, West Africa

Scent: Earthy, warm, spicy, pungent

Odor Intensity: Moderate-Strong

Blending Note: Middle, Base

Fragrance family: Spicy

Blends well with: Citrus oils, Lavender, Cedarwood, Jasmine, Ylang ylang, Bergamot, Frankincense, Rose, Sandalwood

Chemical Family: Sesquiterpene alcohols

Properties: analgesic, anti-emetic, antiseptic, diaphoretic, expectorant, laxative, stimulant, tonic, stomachic, carminative, warming

Physical Uses: helps with digestion, flatulence, diarrhea, nausea, motion sickness, arthritis, rheumatism, muscle aches, aphrodisiac, fever, colds, flu, stimulant

Emotional Uses: Stimulating, energizing

Skin and Hair Care: Cold sores

Safety: May cause skin sensitization in some.

Recommended Age: 2 years or older

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