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Fresh Ginger essential oil


Fresh Ginger essential oil

Zingiber officinalis

Botanical Properties

Herbaceous perennial plant of the Zingiberaceae family.
Ginger grows in tropical Asia, more particularly in India.
The plant of less than a metre tall grows from a rhizome, from which the essential oil is extracted.
Its white and yellow flower, punctuated with pink, is lipped like the orchid; its leaf is long and fragrant.
Ginger is a tropical plant requiring sunshine and humidity.

Origin and history

Since Antiquity, ginger root has been used as a remedy in traditional Indian medicine.
In the Middle Ages it was considered to be an aphrodisiac and to have magical properties.
Ginger is used in numerous dishes in Japanese and Indian cuisine, it is an ingredient in spice blends, is consumed in pastries and certain drinks contain it.

Organoleptic properties

Appearance: clear liquid
Colour: pale yellow
Odour: hot, spicy, aromatic

Distilled parts: Fresh rhizome

Country of origin: Madagascar

Density: 0,88


Main biochemical constituents or chemotype: Zingiberenes, beta-sesquiphellandrenes
Allergenic compounds naturally present in this essential oil: Citral, limonene, linalool, geraniol
Some natural compounds contained in this essential oil may present a risk of allergy for some people. To check your tolerance, always perform an application test in the crease of the elbow before using your blends.


Fresh ginger Organic essential oil is a gentle anti-inflammatory, analgesic, refreshing and revitalising.
It is relaxing, anti-depressive, stabilising and aphrodisiac


Ginger Organic essential oil can calm hyperventilation attacks or nervous spasms, premenstrual syndromes and stress.
It is very effective against constipation and to restore libido



Consult a doctor before taking any treatment or therapy orally.
Oral administration: 1 or 2 drops in a teaspoon of olive oil before meals to treat constipation, to be stopped when the symptoms disappear.
Against nausea, 1 drop of Ginger Organic essential oil in a teaspoon of honey (or occasionally, in an emergency, pure on the tongue), the first dose in the morning, to be renewed 4 or 5 times a day.
On the skin, to treat difficult digestion: in massage, diluted in sesame vegetable oil, on the abdomen.
To stimulate libido in men, 3 drops in 10 drops of vegetable oil to be applied twice a day to the base of the vertebral column.
By diffusion: to calm stress

Possible synergies

Bloating, slow digestion: Peppermint, cumin...

Energetic values and synergies

In energetic aromatherapy, Ginger essential oil is associated with the sacral chakra "Svadhisthana ".
 Its colour is orange.
Fresh Ginger essential oil activates Svadhisthana ; while it relaxes the body, in parallel, it awakens passion and desire.
It triggers joy, a good mood, euphoria, and a desire to enjoy every moment of life.
Synergies: Geranium, orange, patchouli


Flammable. Oral administration on medical advice. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with the eyes. Not recommended for children under 3 years or pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not apply to the skin before sun exposure. Food usage possible. Do not use pure on the skin.


The data given on essential oils on this website is for information only. In no way does it replace the advice given by a doctor. For all therapeutic uses, or if you wish to obtain more information on essential oils, please consult a doctor.

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