Latin Name: Zingiber officinale
Country of Origin: Madagascar
Cultivation Method: Organic
Aroma: Spicy, pungent, warm, rich ginger.
Extraction Method: CO2 Extracted
Plant Part: Fresh root
Energetics: Tonify Yang, warming, rising, stimulating circulating. (P.Holmes)
Safety: Non toxic, non irritating, potentially skin sensitizing, No known contraindications. If you have hypersensitive skin, patch test first.
Actions supported by clinical studies: Anti emetic.
Leading / Common Uses: Digestive: Nausea, morning sickness, travel sickness, indigestion. Also noted in studies to increase gastrointestinal motility. Respiratory: Stimulating to the respiratory system for chronic coughs, sinusitis, bronchitis. Musculoskeletal: Ginger is warming and helps improve micro circulation, helpful as and ingredient in massage blends for some types of pain with stiffness, warming cold limb, increasing circulation and invigorating.
Note: There is a noted difference between the chemical compounds of steam distilled ginger and ginger extracted using CO2 extraction method. FYI, we use Ginger CO2 in our Q-Easy blend.
Recipe – Warming Massage Blend
- 6 drops ginger (distilled or CO2)
- 6 drops rosemary
- 6 drops orange
Add to 1 ounce (30 ml) carrier oil or natural lotion.
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