Essential Oil – Ginger

Ginger Fresh Essential Oil – Zingiber officinale
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Warming essential oil, often used for digestive problems and stomach upset of any kind. Its warming qualities are good to use for feelings of loneliness and winter depression, aphrodisiac.

Emotional Healing:

  • Warming
  • Strengthening
  • Encouraging
  • Courageous

Pregnancy
Ginger oil is safe to use during pregnancy and may be used to curb morning sickness or nausea caused by motion and stomach upsets.

Digestive properties
Poor appetite may be a result of something as simple as indigestion or something deep-rooted as depression. Ginger oil not only balances the digestive system, it also lifts up a lonely spirit with its spicy aroma. It can be especially helpful in alleviating gastric discomfort, flatulence and acidity.

The Warming Oil
Ginger oil is helpful during the winter months when many people experience depression, lethargy and loneliness due to the weather.  At these times, ginger oil adds the much needed spice and zest by energizing the body, improving sexual libido and helping the mind focus. Ginger oil also boosts circulation and provides instant relief from cold extremities and dull, lifeless skin.
Combine it with a carrier oil and massage this warm oil for an excellent remedy for tired, achy joints or rheumatic arthritis.

Psychological properties
According to author Peter Holmes, “Clearly just as ginger provides deep warmth and stimulation on the physiological level, its fragrance works deeply into the psyche bringing energy and strength to some of the deepest sources of our power”.

In moments of pessimism and low morale, ginger essential oil serves to motivate the mind and help it find direction.

If you have strong plans for the future but lack willpower or confidence to go through with them, ginger essential will inspire you to be proactive and take consequential action.

Methods of Use: Aromatherapy burner, Quick inhalation, Compress, Massage with therapeutic carrier oil.