Ginger essential oil, made from the root of the ginger plant, gives off a comforting, warm and spicy aroma. It is a wonderful oil to inhale when you are
feeling emotionally drained as the scent is mentally energizing and uplifting.
Ginger oil contains active compounds known as gingerol and zingibain that give ginger its warming, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving and
anti-spasmodic properties. It is a popular oil amongst Aromatherapists for treating poor circulation, nausea, digestive symptoms, food poisoning, headaches,
and sore muscles and joints.
It is also a natural expectorant and decongestant which, when inhaled, may help to clear the symptoms of colds, flu, coughs, allergies and bronchitis.
Directions for use
Ginger oil can be taken internally to treat digestive complaints and respiratory symptoms by adding 1 drop of oil to a glass of water.
To treat muscle and joint pain, stomach cramps, menstrual pain and improve circulation, rub 2-3 drops of diluted ginger oil into the affected areas twice
Add 3-4 drops of ginger oil to an oil diffuser or warm bath to inhale and enjoy the aromatic benefits.
Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is for educational purposes
only and is not intended as medical advice to diagnose, treat or cure any health condition.
The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that essential oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a medical doctor
who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy.
All cautions, listed or not, for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion. Unless otherwise specified, all essential oils should be
diluted with carrier oil when used externally.If you are pregnant, breast feeding or have an existing health condition please consult your doctor before
attempting to use a new essential oil.