Ginger Essential Oil

Certified Organic & Fair Trade Certified

  • OG
  • FT
  • Zingiber officinale
  • Origin: India
Ginger Essential Oil

SKU
eo_gi1/2

Parts Used

Dried Root

Extraction Method

Steam distilled

Note Classification

Middle

Aroma

Spicy, warm, woody, with a deep earthy undertone

Overview

Ginger is widely used in the food industry. It also has a history in the perfume industry, and is considered to have an East Asian note to it.

The aromas of the dried root distillation and fresh root distillation are quite different. The fresh root oil has a bright note in comparison, where the dried root oil has the traditional grounding rooty notes to the aroma. Both are very pleasant, and we recommended that you try both to see which you prefer. In general they can be used interchangeably in both perfumery and aromatherapy blends depending on the aroma characteristics you are looking for.

Packaging

1/2 oz., 1 oz., and 2 oz. essential oils are packaged in amber glass bottles with drop reducers for easy application. Larger sizes are packaged in amber screw cap bottles and do not come with reducers or droppers.

Label Updates

We are currently transitioning to a smudge proof label for our essential oils. If ordering more than one oil you may receive both types of labels as we make this transition. Our new labels are a poly-base and printed in full color in-house.

Blends Well With

Bergamot, cedarwood, clove, coriander, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lemon, lime, mandarin, neroli, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang

Herbal Miscellany

The Doctrine of Signatures is a system that relates the shape of a plant to a system or organ in the human body. Ginger root shows an affinity with the digestive system. This relationship shows the link between ginger root and its usefulness for digestive ailments.

Precautions

This oil has no known precautions. Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.

Before using topically, perform a small patch test on your inner forearm or back by applying a small quantity of diluted essential oil and apply a bandage. Wash the area if you experience any irritation. If no irritation occurs after 48 hours it is safe to use on your skin.

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.