TC Essential Oils
Ginger is a perennial herb that grows to about 3 - 4 feet high (approximately 1 meter). Ginger oil is a popular essential oil with a warm, energizing aroma. A featured ingredient in many Asian dishes, Ginger has a hot, fragrant flavor when used as a kitchen spice. It has been used in medicines since prehistoric times. Ginger essential oil can also be applied topically or inhaled for a soothing aroma.
- It is used as a massage oil, due to its soothing effect
- During a long driving, diffuse or place a drop of ginger in the palm of your hand and inhale
- Apply over lower abdomen for a soothing massage
- Apply over lower and uper abdomen for a soothing massage
- Incorporate into your morning skin care regimen to experience its energizing aroma and support healthy-looking skin
Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale
Plant Part: Root
Processing Method: Steam Distillation. The ginger root is macerated and distilled over high heat, from which the oil is extracted.
Bergamot, Cardamom, BlackPepper, Spearmint, Orange, Sandalwood, Ylang-ylang, and other spice oils
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.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.
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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.