Below you will find a summary of information you need to know about Ginger essential oil compiled from posts we published this week. Check our Free EO Class page for more information on this and other essential oils. Questions? Leave a comment below or ask in our facebook group.

Lea Jacobson Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and author of Essential Oil Profiles.

Basic information for Ginger essential oil…

Botanical/Latin name(s): Zingiber officinale

Steam distilled from the dried rhizomes of the plant.

Shelf life is 7 years.

Therapeutic properties of Ginger essential oil…

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Benefits of Ginger essential oil…

Circulatory: arthritis, poor circulation
Digestive: bloating, gas
Limbic/Emotional: impotence, frigidity, low sexual response, nausea, motion sickness, morning sickness
Muscular: spasm, cramp, ache, pain
Nervous: nerve pain
Respiratory: congestion, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, whooping cough
HOME: airborne germs, surface germs

Safety of Ginger essential oil…

Safe for everyone except…

No topical max – but always dilute!

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