Name: Ginger Root (Dried)
Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale
Main Constituents: Zingiberene: 35.67%
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Part of Plant: Root
Description & Colour: A pale yellow to yellow liquid, thin consistency
Aromatic Summary: Ginger Oil has an earthy, warm scent, with a slight lemon/pepper hint
Storage: Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container
Safety Notes: This essential oil may contain phototoxic properties and it is suggested to avoid exposure to the sun after application to the skin. For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes. Avoid during pregnancy
Usage: Antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antibacterial, diaphoretic, expectorant, stimulant, and stomachic. Soapmaking, candle-making, aromatherapy for colds and flu, nausea (motion sickness, morning sickness), rheumatism, coughs, and circulation issues. Help to relieve muscular cramps, spasms, and aches and ease stiffness in joints
Blends well with: Bergamot, Cardamom, Black Pepper, Orange, Sandalwood, Ylang-ylang, and other spice oils
Native to Asia, the ginger plant can grow to about 3-4 feet and has white or yellow flowers. Known for its common name, ginger root, the oil of dried ginger actually comes from the rhizome (where the green foliage of a plant sprouts) of the ginger plant.
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