Ginger Essential Oil
Ginger is a part of the same family of plants, as cardamom and Tumeric. Particularly in Asia and Africa, it can be found all over the world. The plant's scientific name is the officinale of Zingiber.
Ginger Essential Oil has got the nickname "The Oil of Empowerment" because it is considered to encourage a sense of confidence. Ginger essential oil's sweet, earthy colors combine well with other warm oils such as Cinnamon and Cassia.
Method of Extraction and Plant Part
Steam Distillation; the Ginger root is macerated and distilled over high heat, from which the oil is extracted.
Country of Origin
Sri Lanka / China / Indonesia
Ginger essential oil is extracted from the ginger plant's rhizome or underground core. Ginger, a strongly aromatic vine, has dense roots, longleaf leaves, and light flowers.
The ginger root is known to add spice and flavor to many popular dishes, and has a range of benefits and uses that stretch far beyond the culinary sphere. Ginger essential oil, obtained from the ginger plant's underground base, has a warming and stimulating properties that make it effective in daily life.
Uses as a Diffuser
- Distributing 2-3 drops of Ginger Oil in a personal preference diffuser can better negative mood and low libido.
- The diffusion of Ginger Oil is considered to help those suffering from insomnia by promoting the advent of sleep and increasing sleep quality.
- Through encouraging positive and hopeful emotions and fostering a calm and rooted attitude, it is also claimed to boost energy levels.
For more than 4,700 years, the Chinese and Indians have used ginger tonics to cure illnesses, and because of its medicinal properties, it was a prized product during the Roman Empire period around the coming of Christ. Thanks to the spice trading business, ginger has spread across Asia, Africa, Europe and India over time.