Caribbean, China, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka
Method of extraction:
Color of Oil:
Middle or base
Warm, spicy, woody, earthy and herbaceous
Blends well with:
Bay leaf, bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, cedarwood, coriander, clove bud, cypress, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, immortelle, jasmine, juniper berry, lemon, lime, linden blossom, mandarin, marjoram, niaouli, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, Rosalina, rose, rosemary, rose otto, sandalwood, spearmint, star anise, sweet orange, turmeric, vanilla, vetiver, ylang ylang
It is warming and encourages circulation
In a massage oil it helps to treat:
Weak and achy muscles
Warms up cold limbs
Relieves painful joints caused by arthritis or rheumatism
Combats numbness in the limbs
In an inhaler:
It can relieve nausea, motion sickness, and jet lag.
It is useful to treat sinus congestion and is considered an expectorant
In a topical treatment:
Its anti-spasmodic properties help with menstrual cramps
General risk is low.
Although some say that Ginger is phototoxic. The level is phototoxicity that ginger poses is very low.
Do not use in the bath
Approximate shelf life:
6 * 7 years (refrigerated)
Avoid using this oil in showers or in the bath.
Do not use any essential oils or essential oil blends if you have any underlying health conditions. Some oils are not safe for children, pregnant women, or pets. Always check with your doctor or certified aromatherapist, if you are unsure about the benefits or contra-indicators of a recipe or its ingredients. ‘A Scented Story’ is solely my platform to share my experiences with essential oils and other natural products. I do not prescribe any treatments.