Ginger is one of the most storied of essential oils, with references in ancient Greek, Roman, Arabic, Chinese and Sanskirt medical texts. Its aroma is warm and earthy with a spicy-wood tone. This essential oil is 100% pure and 100% natural.
Warnings: Keep out of reach of children. Not for external use. Reacts strongly to ultraviolet light. Not for internal use if undiluted.
Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care.
Though ugly in its natural appearance, ginger is one of the most highly valued spices in the world. Not only does it give food a unique spicy, peppery flavor, it's also renowned for its healing properties. For centuries, different cultures worldwide have embraced it and sung its praises. Traditional Chinese medicine employed the use of fresh ginger for a variety of health issues, from respiratory challenges to toothaches. The Greeks used it to counteract the effects of poison. King Henry VIII of England recommended the use of ginger to combat the the great plague of the 16th century. These days, aromatherapists use its warming and soothing qualities to combat digestive and joint complaints, mood swings, and to help increase libido.
Mixes well with: Allspice, Atlas cedarwood, cedarwood, cinnamon, clove, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lemon, lime, myrrh, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, spearmint, tangerine, tea tree, and ylang ylang.