Origin: a Latin derivative
meaning "Gift of the Earth."
When used as a kitchen spice, the hot, earthy nature of Ginger oil adds flavor to a variety of dishes, and can help to support healthy digestion.*
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. Ginger is a featured ingredient in many Asian dishes. When used as a kitchen spice, Ginger has a unique flavor that is zesty and sweet. In Western tradition, Ginger is most often used in confections like gingerbread and ginger snaps. Internal use of Ginger is best known as a digestive aid and for helping to ease occasional indigestion.* Ginger essential oil also can be applied topically or inhaled for a soothing aroma.
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of choice.
Internal Use: Dilute one drop in four fluid ounces of liquid.
Topical Use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with a carrier oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.
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.