PRIMARY BENEFITS OF GINGER ESSENTIAL OIL
- Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant
- May help to reduce bloating, gas, and occasional indigestion
- Helps to support healthy digestion and reduce occasional nausea
- May relieve depression, anxiety, exhaustion, dizziness, and restlessness
- Effective in removing mucous from throat and lungs
- Supports the immune system
Ginger Essential Oil is derived from the fresh rhizome of the ginger plant—the subterranean stalk of a plant that shoots out the root system. It has been used for thousand of years for both medicinal and culinary purposes. It is considered a key plant in Ayurvedic medicine.
Ginger became widely traded in Europe by Arab traders during the Roman Empire and is said that a pound of ginger could be traded for a sheep. [Sounds like a good deal to me.]
It can be use in a variety of ways, including eaten fresh, dried, crystalized, candied, preserved, made into a tea, grated over foods or as an essential oil.
A featured ingredient in many Asian dishes, Ginger has a hot, fragrant flavor when used as a kitchen spice.
In Western tradition, Ginger is most often used in sweets—gingerbread and ginger snaps being two examples. Ginger is best known as a digestive aid and for helping to ease occasional indigestion. Ginger essential oil can also be applied topically or inhaled to help reduce feelings of stomach irritation.
- Use Ginger essential oil in your favorite sweet and savory dishes
- During a long car ride along windy roads, diffuse or place a drop of Ginger in the palm of your hand and inhale.
- Apply over lower abdomen for a soothing massage.
- Great to add to your dinner for enhanced flavor.
- Use one to two drops in place of whole ginger in favorite recipes.
- Diffuse to help create a sense of equilibrium.
- Diffuse for added energy in late afternoons.
- Use with Fractionated Coconut Oil for a stimulating massage.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.Pregnant or lactating women and persons with known medical conditions should consult a physician prior to the use of any of these products.
Ginger Essential Oil
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