Ginger Organic Essential Oil (10ml)

Ginger Organic Essential Oil (10ml)
Categories: SkincareEssential Oils
Brand: Lily and Loaf
26.01 GBP
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A spicy, woody, peppery, warm aroma that is invigorating and stimulating, with a variety of therapeutic properties for mind and body. Ginger essential oil is extracted from the Zingiber officinale plant, also known as Common or Jamaica Ginger. The oil is extracted by steam distillation from the ground-up root of the plant. Chinese texts mention the use of ginger as medicine It is also mentioned in ancient Greek, Roman, and Arabian literature. Ginger is a warming oil and is particularly good for digestion and fighting nausea, morning sickness and motion sickness. It has many therapeutic properties and is used to soothe joints, muscles and skin. The warm aroma can help relieve symptoms of colds, sinusitis, cramps, dry, sore skin. and fever. Used in a vaporiser, its energising properties make it a good aphrodisiac. Aromatic Description: Spicy, peppery Plant Part: Root/rhizome Source: Sri Lanka Extraction method: Steam distillation Main elements: a-pinene, geranial, neral, d-limonene, b-pinene, camphene How to use essential oils Massage – Both body and facial massage can benefit from the intoxicating aroma of essential oils. Always ensure that you add the essential oil to a carrier oil first, and never apply directly to your skin. A carrier oil, also known as base oil, is used to dilute essential oils before they applied to the skin. Bathing – There is no better way to unwind than in an essential oil bath, calming oils like Lavender and Clary Sage are especially relaxing. Add 5-10 drops in a bath and disperse vigorously before entering the bath. Steam inhalation – This is a really good way of helping to relieve blocked sinuses or congestion. Eucalyptus is one of the most popular oils for this. Fill a large bowl with hot (not boiling water), add 3-4 drops of your chosen oil then lean over the bowl placing a towel over your head and slowly breathe in the until you start to feel relief. Diffusers – There are many diffusers available, one of the most popular being an ultraso