Ginger essential oil
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Fresh ginger essential oil

100% pure therapeutic grade
Botanical name: Zingiber officinalis
Plant part: fresh ginger root
Extraction method: stem distilled
Origin: Indonesia

Description: Ginger is a perennial herb and grows to about 1m. It has a characteristic thick spreading tuberous rhizome.

Colour: light yellow

Common uses: 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 its energising properties.

Consistency: light

Note: middle-base

Strength of aroma: medium to strong

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

Aromatic scent: Ginger has a warm, spicy, woody scent with a hint of lemon and pepper.

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 Arabs.

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.

Everyday, super simple uses for essential oils

Essential oils are used to fragrance soap (2%-3%), balms (0.5%), skin creams and butters (0.5%).

Other uses
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MSDS ginger essential oil

Ginger essential oil

100% pure therapeutic grade
NZ $17.00
incl GST

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