Ginger

Ginger

Zingiber officinalis is a perennial herb that can grow 3-4 feet in height. The oil has a spicy aroma with a citrus undertone and is softer than freshly cut ginger.

  • Latin Binomial; Zingiber officinalis
  • Country of Origin; China
  • Traditional Uses; Arthritis, fatigue, muscular aches and pains, poor circulation, rheumatism, sprains, strains, catarrh, congestion, coughs, sinusitis, sore throat, diarrhoea, colic, stomach cramps, flatulence, indigestion, loss of appetite, nausea, travel sickness, chills, colds, flu, fever, infectious disease, debility, nervous exhaustion
  • Method of Production; steam distillation of macerated root or supercritical carbon dioxide extraction
  • Perfume Note; middle
  • Safety; mild phototoxicity, avoid excessive UV exposure following topical use; use in moderation; moderate need for dilution prior to topical application  
  • 10ml / 1/3fl oz