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Ginger EO

Family: Zingiberaceae

Extraction: Steam Distilled from unpeeled, dried, ground root

Plant source: West Indies, Florida, Africa, India, China and Japan

Colour: Light Yellow

Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note: Middle/Base

Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium - Strong

Aromatic Description: Warm, spicy, earthy, woody.

Properties: A comfort oil that has been used to invigorate and stimulate the body for centuries. Famous Aphrodisiac!

Benefits: Tonic, aphrodisiac, stimulating and warming. Anti-oxidant, antiseptic, bactericidal, stimulant.

Blends well with: cinnamon, clove, eucalyptus, patchouli, frankincense, geranium, cedarwood, rose, rosemary, spearmint - Blends especially well with orange and other citrus oils

Aromatherapy class: stimulating 
Aroma type: spicy 
Traditional use: aphrodisiac

Common Uses: Aching muscles, arthritis, nausea, poor circulation. Good for fatigue. Aids loss of appetite, nausea, and travel sickness. Used for coughs, sinusitis, sore throat, colds, chills, and flu.

Safety Information: Non-toxic, non irritant (except in high concentration), but may cause some sensitisation. Use in low dilution only. Slightly phototoxic. Do not use if the area of application will be exposed to sunlight for 24 hours due to its phototoxicity.

Cautions:  Avoid in allergic and inflammatory skin conditions. Avoid during pregnancy. Please use this oil in moderation. Do not take any oils internally. Do not apply undiluted oils, absolutes or other concentrated essences onto the skin.

If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, cancer or any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a certified Aroma therapist. Keep out of the reach of children.

Important Note:  The information provided herein, is for educational purposes only. This data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

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