Ginger essential oilGinger Essential Oil

Ginger is a wonderfully warming essential oil, which has  antiseptic, antispasmodic and pain-relieving properties. Calming for the digestive system, it helps with bowel problems including diarrhoea and constipation, and is great for upset stomaches, reducing sickness and fever. If your appetite is poor ginger can help stimulate your appetite  whilst also being able to stem overeating.

Physical Benefits of Ginger Essential Oil

Ginger is useful for improving the circulation, so helps to heal bruises and prevents chillblains

It can help with joint pain and is thought to be useful for arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Ginger is an aphrodisiac and may help impotence.  It is useful after childbirth as it helps break down any clots that might remain after the birth.

Helps stimulate the nervous system whilst allowing you to remain grounded and calm. Good for aiding concentration and memory.

Best Use for Ginger Essential Oil

Ginger is best used in a massage oil blend. It needs to be used at fairly low concentrations and may irritate sensitive skin so a patch test would be advised before use.

Ginger Essential Oil Blends well with

Cardomom, Cinnamon, Coriander, Clove, Elemi, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Lemon, Lime, Mytrle, Orange, Rosemary, Spearmint, Verbena, Black Pepper, Bergamot, Rose and Sandalwood.

Safety Data

Ginger can be phototoxic so avoid bright sunlight and sunbeds after use 

Can irritate sensitive skin

Do NOT use during pregnancy

Sarah Cooper
Sarah Cooper

Sarah Cooper is a Reflexologist, Aromatherapist, Reiki Master Practitioner and Writer based in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire.

To Book a Reflexology or Reiki Home Visit in the Boroughbridge and Ripon area. Tel: 07720397734 or email info@sarahcooper.co.uk

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