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

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

Ginger roots
Ginger roots
Ginger (Zingiber officinale)

Properties edit

Ginger essential oil.

Digestive edit

Alleviates nausea, indigestion, flatulence, diarrhea and constipation.

Emotional edit

Soothes depression.

Respiratory edit

Eases catarrh, bronchitis, colds and flu.

Caution edit

  • May cause photo-sensitivity.