Ginger Essential Oil

Ginger Essential Oil

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Ginger Essential Oil

Active Ingredient:  Ziniberene

Botanical Name: Zingiber officinalis

Plant Part: Root

Extraction Method: Steam distilled

Origin: India

Description: Ginger is a perennial herb that grows to about 3 - 4 feet high (approximately 1 meter). It has a characteristic thick spreading tuberous rhizome.

Common Uses: Ginger Essential Oil is believed by aromatherapists to be applicable for colds and flu, nausea (motion sickness, morning sickness), rheumatism, coughs and circulation issues. It also has warming properties that help to relieve muscular cramps, spasms, aches and ease stiffness in joints. Ginger is also viewed as an aphrodisiac and is believed to ease anxiety, renew vitality and revitalize self-confidence.

Consistency: Thin

Note: Middle

Strength of Aroma: Medium

Blends well with: Bergamot, Cardamom, Black Pepper, Spearmint, Orange, Sandalwood, Ylang-ylang and other spice oils.

Aromatic Scent: Ginger Essential Oil has a warm, spicy, woody scent with a hint of lemon and pepper. Customers will find it very similar to the powdered spice.

History: The plant is said to originate from India, China and Java, but is also native to Africa and the West Indies. It is believed that ginger was brought to Europe between the 10th and 15th century as both a condiment and spice. It has been used for medicinal purposes since the ancient times; it is recorded specifically in both Sanskrit and Chinese texts. It is also mentioned in literature from the Greeks, Romans, and Arabians.

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Cautions and Guidelines for the Use of Essential Oils

 Essential Oils are in very high concentrations and should never be ingested as stated by the governing bodies

 Essential Oils have the potential to cause severe skin sensitivities and should be appropriately diluted with a suitable carrier oil before application to the skin. This includes using essential oils in a bath as water and bath salts are not a suitable dilution method for essential oils

Avoid getting essential oils into eyes, ears, nose and other body openings, if essential oils does get into eyes, ears, nose or other body opening flush with milk, if stinging persists seek medical attention

If you are medically compromised or taking multiple medications consult with your healthcare practitioner prior to use

If you are pregnant or lactating consult with your healthcare practitioner prior to use

Prior to using Essential Oils with infants, children, the elderly or persons whom are ill consult your medical practitioner

All Essential Oils should be kept out of reach of children and pets

If you suspect a child or pet has ingested essential oils immediately contact poison control

Do not use essential oils directly on your pet, do not let your pet ingest any essential oil, do not enclose your pet with any type of diffuser, observe your pet for any difficulty breathing

For further information regarding the use of essential oils around pets please contact your Veterinarian

Citrus essential oils can increase sun sensitivity avoid use within 12 hours of sun or sunbed exposure

If an essential oil is oxidised appearing cloudy it can cause increased skin sensitivity

Oxidised essential oils may be used in diffusers or cleaning purposes

All information provided is for educational purposes and not as medical advice

 

For further information regarding the safe use of essential Oils visit the listed websites:

Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists  https://www.cfacanada.com/

National Aromatherapy Holistic Association    https://naha.org/

Alliance of International Aromatherapists  https://www.alliance-aromatherapists.org/

British Columbia Alliance Of Aromatherapy http://bcaoa.org/

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association

https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/documents/cats-and-essential-oils