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GINGER OIL – Zingiber officinale

GINGER OIL – Zingiber officinale

  • R 48.00


Ginger Essential Oil

Botanical name: Zingiber officinale
Part used: root, rhizome.
Method: steam distilled
Colour: Amber.
Consistency: Thin
Perfumery note: Middle/base
Aroma: Earthy, woody, fairly spicy.

Uses

  • Ginger has long been used for digestive upsets, both as a fresh product and as an essential oil.
  • Inhaling or diluted and applied topically is can assist with nausea and motion sickness.
  • It is an energizing and warming oil, so is also used in massage for improving circulation, for inflammation and  general aches.
  • In aromatherapy it is also used to treat depression and stress.

Warnings:

 Always use diluted as it is phototoxic, albeit in low levels 


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