Ginger Essential Oil
Botanical name: Zingiber officinale
Plant part: Root
Extraction: Steam distillation
Origin Country: Indonesia
Product color: Light yellow
Aroma profile: Warm, spicy, earthy and woody
Perfumery note: Middle/Base
Shelf life: 4-5 years
Extraction date: Jan. 2021
Product description: Ginger essential oil, is obtained via steam distillation of the root of Zingiber officinale, a perennial plant native to China but is now grown to other parts of Asia e.g. India and The Moluccas, Europe, The Caribbean and Africa, in fact Nigeria is one of the world’s largest cultivators of Ginger.
It is also known as the “Oil of Empowerment”, a nickname It earned for its warming, energizing, soothing, calming effect which helps inspire feelings of confidence. In Ayurveda, Ginger Essential Oil is has been used to help improve issues relating to low self-confidence and for soothing emotional troubles e.g. sadness, nervousness, anxiety, detachment etc.
Ginger root has been used for thousands of years in almost every ancient civilization from Asia to Africa in both cooking as a spice in improving the flavor of food and for its therapeutic benefits.
This essential oil is even considered to be more potent and beneficial than the actual herb itself from which it is extracted.
Blends well with:
Essential Oils of Bergamot, Cassia, Cedarwood, Cinnamon Bark, Clove, Coriander, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Juniper, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Myrtle, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Ruh Khus and Ylang Ylang Complete.
Note: Product colors and aroma profiles are intended to represent the typical and approximate color and scent of each oil. However, both can vary based on harvesting, distillation and other factors. These variations should not affect the efficacy of the product.
How to use: Diffusion, Topical, Skin & Hair Care
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You can also create a blend with one or more EOs of Tulsi, Ginger Lilly, Jamarosa, Citriodora Eucalyptus or Rosewood to incorporate other benefits you may require, make a stronger blend or just to layer different scent notes and create a rounder or preferred aroma.
Topical: To use topically for its healing benefits, add 2-5 drops of Ginger Essential Oil to a tablespoon/15ml of base oil or shea butter and apply 2-3 times daily or as needed to affected area.
Add 10 drops to 50ml of a light easy absorbent oil for a relaxing, soothing massage.
For an even stronger blend add one or more EOs e.g., Marjoram, Rosemary, Cinnamon Bark, Thyme (Red) or Dill Seed without exceeding the 5 drops of EO for topical use or 10 drops per 50ml maximums for a massage oil.
Skincare: Ginger Essential Oil is suitable for all skin types.
Directions: Create a moisturizer with Ginger EO diluted at a rate not exceeding 6 drops when using alone or in total when adding other EOs e.g. Helichrysum, Palo Santo, Cedarwood, Balsam Gurjun or Coral Jasmine as well in a blend per 30ml of a complementary Carrier oil e.g. Strawberry Seed, Guava Seed, Goji Berry Oil, an existing serum, lotion or any other preferred base before applying on the skin.
Hair Care: Add 2-5 drops to a shampoo, conditioner, hair oil, cream or as part of a hot oil treatment and massage into hair to condition, wrap a towel on hair and leave for 20mins, then rinse off.