Organic Ginger Essential Oil (Zingiber officinale)


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Botanical Name - Zingiberofficinale

Caution - May be slightly phototoxic. Take care in the sun afterusing on the skin.
Aroma - Warmand spicy

Extraction - Steamdistillation

Part of Plant - Rhizomes

Country of Origin - SriLanka

Chemical Constituents - A-terpineol,limonene, b-bourbonene

Uses - Warmingand stimulating to the digestion helping to combat indigestion and nausea. Goodin a massage blend for stiff muscles and joints as it brings circulation to thearea and eases pain. Helpful to the respiratory system where there is a lot ofmucus as it helps move congestion and is drying and warming.

Organic Certificate - Thisessential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, it has beenproduced to the highest ethical and environmental standards.

Storage - Store oil in cool dark place and keep out ofreach of children 

**Safety Alert**

Avoid use of essential oils (unless undermedical supervision) if:

  • You are pregnant
  • You have a skin condition
  • You have asthma
  • You have severe allergies
  • You have epilepsy or are prone to seizures
  • You have heart disease
  • You have high blood pressure
  • You are on a course of treatment withprescribed medication

Rules for safe usage:

  • Many essential oils are too powerful to beapplied directly to the skin undiluted (also known as “neat”), they must bediluted with a neutral carrier oil, such as jojoba oil, to avoid irritation.
  • Never use essential oils on or around the eyesor mucous membranes.
  • Several oils, like bergamot and other citrus,can cause allergic sensitivity to the sun and should be used with caution.
  • Children and the elderly can be extrasensitive to the effects of essential oils.
  • Essential oils are flammable, so keep themaway from open flames.
  • Never ingest essential oils unless it is underthe close supervision and prescription of a clinically-trained medical oraromatherapeutic professional. Some oils can be toxic, and if taken internallymay be fatal. If you don’t know the specific chemistry of the oil, do not takeit internally.