Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Ginger

Ginger roots
Ginger (Zingiber officinale)

Ginger oil comes from the root of Zingiber officinale plants. It has a warm and spicy scent. It has warming, uplifting and stimulating effects.

PropertiesEdit

 
Ginger essential oil.

DigestiveEdit

Alleviates nausea, indigestion, flatulence, diarrhea and constipation.

EmotionalEdit

Soothes depression.

RespiratoryEdit

Eases catarrh, bronchitis, colds and flu.

CautionEdit

  • May cause photo-sensitivity.