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(EX. VAT) 10 ml £3.89
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Ginger Oil - Zingiber Officinale

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A sharp, spicy, peppery and warm ginger aroma with hints of lemon.

A clear volatile oil with a light yellow to amber colour obtained by steam distillation of the dried rhizomes (roots) of the ginger plant.

Inci:

Zingiber officinale Root Oil

According to the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (Cosing), the functions of Ginger Essential Oil are:

 

Masking, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning, Tonic

 

To view more information, visit the Cosing Database here.

Skin Care

Can be used in any creams and gels for cold joints.

 

Very soothing for aching joints and muscles so combine with other oils in massage blends and bath soaks for after sport and relaxing products.

 

Stimulates the circulation so use gently in compresses and wraps.

 

Great in massage balms, oil compresses and gels for fatigued and muscles.

 

Hair Care

As a rubefacient, it stimulates and reddens the skin. In a shampoo, this effect can encourage and stimulate the hair shaft with the extra blood circulation enriching the oxygen concentration. Could be used in stimulating shampoos and hair loss products.

 

Other

Excellent in a Winter footbath – combine with Foam Bath Emulsifier.

 

Suggested Blends

Add to Fragonia for a warming foot cream that relieves aching feet.

 

Blend with Rosemary Verbenone and Niaouli in an after sports massage blend.

 

Cautions/Contraindications

Do not use in pregnancy or if menopausal.

Do not use on hot, inflamed conditions.

Use lightly as excess can cause dermal irritation in sensitive skin and potentially photosensitivity.

Traditional Aromatherapy Uses

Traditionally used by qualified aromatherapists as a natural tonic for the lungs and stomach and to help with diarrhoea, indigestion, nausea, loss of appetite and travel sickness.

 

Historical Information

Used by all cultures from early times as a medicine and for the same reasons it is still used today.
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