The sweet, spicy-woody, warm, tenacious, fresh, and sharp middle-note scent of ginger root oil has an odor intensity of about fopur out of five. Blending companions include florals, woods, and spices. For physical ailments, ginger is ideal as a diges...
The sweet, spicy-woody, warm, tenacious, fresh, and sharp middle-note scent of ginger root oil has an odor intensity of about fopur out of five. Blending companions include florals, woods, and spices. For physical ailments, ginger is ideal as a digestive tonic or antispasmodic agent; it is used for muscle pain, and as a warming stimulant for cold and damp . For emotional uses, it is helpful to alleviate feelings of underconfidence, procrastination, or lack of vitality or initiative. Known the world over for its culinary and medicinal qualities, ginger grows in tropical climates and is extracted by distillation or carbon dioxide extraction.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
Description and Distribution
A perennial plant growing to a height of about 2 feet (1 m), with long narrow reed-like leaves stemming from tuberous rhizomes. Ginger is a native of southern Asia and is cultivated commercially in the West Indies and Africa. Most of the oil is distified in Britain, China and India.
Steam distillation of the dried, ground rhizomes.
Nature of the Oil
A pale amber liquid The aroma is pungent, warm and spicy. However, it lacks the fruity odour nuance found in the raw plant material because the process of steam distillation distorts the aroma. The odour effect is warming and stimulating; a reputed aphrodisiac.
Joint pain, muscular aches and pains, poor circulation, catarrh, coughs, sore throats, diarrhoea, colic, indigestion, loss of appetite, nausea, travel sickness, coughs and colds, infectious illness, mental fatigue, nervous exhaustion.
Blends Well With
Cedarwood, coriander, cinnamon, citrus essences, neroli, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang. The oil is highly odoriferous, so use sparingly.
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May irritate sensitive skin. Use in the lowest concentrations. The oil is mildily phototoxic, but only if it is applied to the skin neat or in high concentrations.
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