Ginger 100ml

£17.82

Quick Overview

Description:  Often used to build up the immune system and can also be utilised for stress. It can be a skin irritant and should be used wisely.

Ginger oil is believed by aromatherapists to be applicable for colds and flu, nausea (motion sickness, morning sickness) muscle aches (particularly the back), circulation issues and arthritic pain. It also has warming properties that help to combat loneliness, and depression. Ginger is also viewed as an aphrodisiac based on it’s energizing properties.

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Botanical Name: Zingiber officinalis

 

Plant Part: Root

Extraction Method: Steam

Origin: India

Description: Ginger is a perennial herb and grows to about 3 – 4 feet high (approximately 1 meter). It has a characteristic thick spreading tuberous rhizome.

Color: Light Yellow

Common Uses:  Often used to build up the immune system and can also be utilised for stress. It can be a skin irritant and should be used wisely.

Ginger oil is believed by aromatherapists to be applicable for colds and flu, nausea (motion sickness, morning sickness) muscle aches (particularly the back), circulation issues and arthritic pain. It also has warming properties that help to combat loneliness, and depression. Ginger is also viewed as an aphrodisiac based on it’s energizing properties.

Consistency: Light

Note: Middle-Base

Strength of Aroma: Medium to Strong

Blends well with: Ginger blends well with bergamot, sandalwood, ylang-ylang, and other spice oils.

Aromatic Scent: Ginger Root 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 can irritate sensitive skin and is photo-toxic. Sun exposure is to be avoided after application.

Disclaimer: 
Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy.

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