Ginger  Zingiber officinale

When used as a kitchen spice, the hot, earthy nature of Ginger adds flavor to a variety of dishes, and may help to support healthy digestion.*

Primary Benefits
• May help to support healthy digestion*
• May help to reduce bloating, gas, and occasional indigestion*
• May help reduce occasional nausea*
• Delivers anti-oxidant protection*

Aromatic Description
Hot, spicy, earthy, sweet

Collection Method
Steam Distillation

Plant Part
Root

Main Constituents
α-zingiberene, sesquiphellandrene

Alpha zingiberene, the sesquiterpene which is the primary chemical constituent of ginger essential oil, is what gives ginger its distinct taste.
Research

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Aromatic Usage Suggestions

  • Diffuse to help create a sense of equilibrium
  • Place in palms and directly inhale during a long car ride along windy roads
  • Diffuse for added energy in late afternoons.
Topical Usage Suggestions

  • Apply over lower abdomen for a soothing massage
  • Use with Fractionated Coconut Oil for a stimulating massage.
Internal Use Suggestions:

  • May help to support healthy digestion.*
  • May help to support healthy joint function.*
  • May help to reduce bloating, gas, and occasional indigestion.*
  • Apply over lower abdomen for a soothing massage.
  • May help reduce occasional nausea.
  • Great to add to your dinner for enhanced flavor.
  • Use one to two drops in place of whole ginger in favorite recipes.
Dilute with carrier for young or sensitive skin.

Directions for Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.

Cautions

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.