Ginger - (Zingiber Officinalis)
Ginger is a tropical herbaceous perennial, the underground rhizomes or tubers provide the spice. The plant originated in India. Ginger has been
used for centuries in India, China and Japan for its medicinal properties. Ginger is said to have aphrodisiac properties, it promotes sweating
The essential oil:
The oil is distilled from the rhizomes. It is more or less fluid and yellow, sometimes pale, sometimes dark.
It is very aromatic, camphory with a lemony note. The principal constituents are Sesquiterpenes, Citrol and resins.
Stimulating, sexual tonic, powerful aphrodisiac.
Appetizer, stomachic, carminative, digestive tonic
Mild laxative, Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, Cough, antispasmodic
Sexual Fatigue impotence, frigidity
Painful digestion, loss of appetite, flatulence, constipation,
Muscle: rheumatism, aches and pains
dental abscess, odontalgia
Chronic bronchitis, catarrh
External Use:Massage (dilution):
On the solar plexus, neck and spine in cases of fatigue
On the lower abdomen and lower back, and along the spine in cases of sexual fatigue
On the abdomen for difficult digestion
On the chest for breathing problems
Locally on the painful areas
Synergies: Hair Loss:
10 drops Orange EO + 10 drops Geranium EO + 5 drops Ginger EO
3 drops of the mixture to be incorporated in a shampoo just before use.
Not Recommended in the first 3 months of pregnancy
Keep out of reach of children. Some oils are prohibited to pregnant women and children. Keep away from flame.