Ginger essential oil is extracted from the root of the Ginger herb via steam distillation. A well-known oil for both its smell and therapeutic properties, ginger essential oil possesses a warm, sweet, and slightly spicy fragrance. Its aroma is stimulating and powerful and as such in the field of aromatherapy is known as the “oil of empowerment”.
Ginger essential oil is well known for aiding with digestion, assisting in respiration and as a natural antiseptic agent. Indian Ginger has a lower content of the Zingiberene compound, and as such as a slightly softer, subtler aroma than Chinese Ginger.
Ginger can irritate sensitive skin and is photo-toxic. Direct sun exposure is to be avoided after application.
Botanical Name: Zingiber Officianale