Ginger is a perennial herb that grows to about 3 - 4 feet high (approximately 1 meter). It has a characteristic thick spreading tuberous rhizome. Ginger Essential Oil has a warm, spicy, woody scent with a hint of lemon and pepper.
Ginger has been used in folk medicine for thousands of years. It is an integral part of Asian cuisines. Most commonly, it’s added to meals, including meat, because of its ability to aid digestion. Ginger root and ginger essential oil are becoming known for their preservation and flavoring capabilities.
Ginger essential oil is used to treat nausea, upset stomach, menstrual disorders, inflammation and respiratory conditions.It is used in aromatherapy to bring on feelings of courageousness and self-assurance, which is why it’s known as “the oil of empowerment.”
Cautions: Dilute before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.