Ginger (Zingiber officinale) has been used for centuries in both culinary and medicinal purposes. The underground stem (rhizome) can be used fresh, powdered, dried, or as an oil or juice. In Ayurvedic medicine ginger is considered a universal medicine. Aiding in digestive issues (nausea and vomiting or just an upset stomach) Travel sickness.
A very warming essential oil to the body. I love using Ginger in all of my blends for clients who have chronic arthritis.
In the winter time it's wonderful for stimulating the internal body for more circulation and warmth.
Theraputic Properties: Analgesic, antiemetic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, diaphoretic, expectorant, Warming (great in treating chronic arthritis/rheumatism)
Spiritual / Emotional: Ginger is an uplifting aroma for the Mind (Shen), aids in restoring ones motivations and helps one to move forward.
Plant Part: Root / steam distilled
Country of Origin: India (Nepal)
Safety Data: Non-toxic, Undiluted ginger oil may cause skin irritation (R. Tisserand E.O. Safety)