Ginger  Zingiber officinale

Item: 31630004
Size: 15 mL
Retail: $89.33 AUD
Wholesale: $67.00 AUD
PV: 43.50


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Description

Sourced from Madagascar, doTERRA 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. A featured ingredient in many Asian dishes, Ginger has a hot, fragrant flavour when used as a kitchen spice. In Western tradition, Ginger is most often used in sweets—gingerbread and ginger snaps being two examples. Ginger essential oil can also be applied topically or inhaled for a soothing aroma.

Uses

  • During a long car ride, diffuse or place a drop of ginger in the palm of your hand and inhale.
  • Apply over lower abdomen for a soothing massage.
  • Use Ginger essential oil in your favourite sweet and savoury dishes.

Directions for Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of choice.
Food additive use: Dilute one drop in 120 mL of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with a carrier oil to minimise any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.

Cautions

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.

Primary Benefits

  • Ginger has a hot, spicy and fragrant flavour.
  • A popular spice used in many dishes from around the world.
  • Provides a fragrant and soothing aroma.
  • Provides a comforting and warming sensation on the skin.

Aromatic Description

Hot, spicy

Collection Method

Steam Distillation

Plant Part

Root

Main Constituents

α-zingiberene, β-sesquiphellandrene

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