Ginger Essential Oil

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a herb grown in Asia, China, Guatemala, India, Jamaica, Japan, and Nigeria. Ginger Essential Oil is steam distilled from the roots of the herb.
1 Ginger Root

Ginger Essential Oil has a fresh, spicy aroma.

Ginger Essential Oil was known to the Ancient Greeks and Romans, used by Chinese and Indians for medicinal properties for thousands of years, introduced to Europe between the 10th and 15th centuries, and later introduced to South America by the Spaniards.

Essential Oil of Ginger is carminative, stimulant, and tonic. Ginger Essential Oil warms the stomach and slows digestion, therefore relieving flatulence. It clears the lungs of accumulated congestion and mucus. It is a powerful expectorant making it beneficial for asthma, bronchitis, colds, flu, and sinuses.
Ginger Essential Oil stimulates and increases the flow of blood. It warms swollen joints. Ginger Essential Oil aids the memory, is grounding, sharpens the senses, and warms the emotions.

Following are some recipes you can use:

Digestive System
8 drops Ginger Essential Oil
4 drops Cardamon Essential Oil
3 drops Fennel Essential Oil
Blend into 1 ounce of your favorite Carrier Oil
Place 3 to 5 drops in an Aroma Lamp near your dining area. Use 6 to 8 drops as a stomach massage. Use 10 to 15 drops into your bath.

Respiratory System
8 drops Ginger Essential Oil
4 drops Benzoin Essential Oil
3 drops Frankincense Essential Oil
Blend into 1 ounce of your favorite Carrier Oil
Place 3 to 5 drops in an Aroma Lamp, preferably in each room the sick person is in. Use 6 to 8 drops as a chest and upper back massage. Make a poultice, add 6 to 8 drops of your blend; wear the poultice on your chest and/or upper back. Use as long as is necessary, reheating the poultice before each use. Place 10 to 15 drops into your bath.

Muscular and Skeletal Systems
8 drops Ginger Essential Oil
4 drops Coriander Essential Oil
3 drops Rosemary Essential Oil
Blend into 1 ounce of your favorite Carrier Oil
Use 6 to 8 drops for an arm, hands, feet, and legs massage. Use 10 to 15 drops in your bath.
Or
8 drops Ginger Essential Oil
4 drops Roman Chamomile Essential Oil
3 drops Camphor Essential Oil
Blend into 1 ounce of your favorite Carrier Oil
Use 4 to 5 drops to massage all swollen joints. Place 10 – 15 drops to your bath.

Emotional Blend
8 drops Ginger Essential Oil
4 drops Mandarin Essential Oil
3 drops Orange Essential Oil
Blend into 1 ounce of your favorite Carrier Oil
Place 3 to 5 drops in an aroma lamp. Wear 3 to 5 drops as a body perfume. Place 10 to 15 drops into your bath.

Debra Mauldin, Certified Aromatherapist
Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have pertaining to using essential oils as aromatherapy. Please put ‘Aromatherapy’ in the subject line.
mauldinfamily1@yahoo.com

References:
Aromatherapy Blends and Remedies by Franzesca Watson

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