Botanical Name: Zingiber Officinale.
Extraction Method: The Essential Oil is obtained through the steam distillation of the rhizome(root) of the Ginger herb.
Plant Description: Perennial herb with a white or yellow flowering stem and narrow dark green leaves rising from a thick aromatic rhizome(root). Grows to a height of about 3 feet, its long spiky leaves are similar in appearance to reeds.
Color: Varies between pale yellow and a darker yellow.
Aromatic Fragrance: Peppery, spicy and warm, but also fresh and pleasant. Very aromatic and camphoric, with a slight lemony
Common Applications: Massage, Compress, Bath, Inhalation, Vaporizer.
Typically Used By: Aromatherapists, Perfumist, Natural Healers, Massage Therapist.
Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil, Eucalyptus Essential Oil, Frankincense Essential Oil, Geranium Egyptian Essential Oil, Lemon Essential Oil, Lime, Mandarin, Neroli Essential Oil, Patchouli Essential Oil, Chamomile Roman Essential Oil, Rose, Rosemary French Essential Oil, Sandalwood Essential Oil, Vetiver Essential Oil.
Cautions: Should always be diluted in pure cold-pressed carrier oil base if applied to the skin, can irritate sensitive skin.