Aromatherapy Oils

Product Name : Ginger Oil

Botanical Name : Zingiber officinale

Country Origin : India

100% Pure & Natural


Description:
Ginger essential oil is derived from the fresh rhizome of the ginger plant—The subterranean stalk of a plant that shoots out the root system. A featured ingredient in many Asian dishes, Ginger has a hot, fragrant flavour when used as a kitchen spice. In Western tradition, Ginger is most often used in sweets— gingerbread and ginger snaps being two examples. Internal use of Ginger is best known as a digestive aid and for helping to ease occasional indigestion and nausea. Ginger essential oil can also be applied topically or inhaled for the soothing aroma. Ginger oil which is basically extracted from the ginger is popularly known due to its therapeutic properties. It helps in the treatment of various other ailments.

Odour:
Greeny spicy, warm gingery.

Product Colour/Appearance:
Pale yellow to yellow clear liquid

Extraction Method:
Steam distillation process is adopted for the extraction of this essential oil from the ginger root which is the rhizome of the plant zingiber officinal and it belongs to the family of Zingiberaceae. The pure oil thus obtained has spicy and aromatic smell.

Uses:
1. This warming essential oil is often used for digestive problems, as well as nausea - be that morning sickness or travel upset. It is also of value when treating colds and the flu and especially for catarrhal lung conditions and rheumatic pain.
2. It can also be used on the skin to help clear bruises. Asian medicine uses Ginger oil for stomach problems such as stomach-ache, diarrhea and nausea. The Chinese also use it to boost the heart and to help with mucus and phlegm.

DIY (do it yourself):
To avert or treat topical infections, dilute 1-3 drops of Ginger Essential Oil in 1 tsp. of Coconut Oil – or any other carrier oil of personal preference – and gently massage it into the affected area.

Blends Well With: Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Orange, Rose, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Ylang ylang, Petitgrain, Lemon, Grapefruit, Tangerine, Frankincense.

Cautions:
Ginger oil is non-toxic and non-irritant (except when used in high concentrations) but could irritate sensitive skins and can also cause photosensitivity.
Common Name Ginger Oil
Botanical Name Zingiber officinale
Category Aromatherapy Oils
Method of Production Steam Distillation
Color and Appearance Pale yellow to yellow clear liquid
Odor Greeny spicy, warm gingery.
Country of Origin / Production India
Main ingredients Camphene, Alpha Curcumeme , Zingiberene,. Alpha Farnesene , Beta Bisabolene , Beta Sesquiphellendrene.
Density 20 0 C 0.8985
Refractive Index 20 0 C 1.4936
Optical Rotation (-)29.598
Flash Point Not determined, estimated above 80 Degree C
Solubility Insoluble in water, soluble in oils & alcohol
Stability 24 months shelf life if stored properly
Storage To be kept in closed container, in a dark, fresh & dry place
Safety Harmful if swallowed. Avoid contact with eyes.

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