Aroma: Earthy, spicy, and strong
Latin Name: Zingiber officinalis
Country of Origin: India
Cultivation Method: Conventionally grown
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Extracted From: Roots
Color: Pale yellow
Perfumery Note: Top / Middle
Consistency: Thin liquid
Aromatherapy Properties: Stimulating, warming, aphrodisiac
Suggested Use: A small amount of ginger added to a blend can help with meditation and grounding. Some perfumers like to add ginger for spicy sensuality. Ginger is also commonly used to help with digestive upset. Use it topically, diluted in a carrier oil to help warm tissue and improve fluid flow. For a nice blend to help improve circulation, combine ginger, black pepper, and peppermint. Dilute to 2% in a carrier oil, which equals about 10 drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier oil such aas sweet almond, coconut, jojoba, or olive oil.
History: Ginger was one of the first spices exported from China and traded among the ancient Greeks and Romans.
Specific Safety Information: Not for internal use. Dilute properly with topical use. Can cause skin irritation with sensitive skin. Avoid the use of essential oils with certain medical conditions. Ask your doctor if you have any questions before use.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure a disease.