Ginger Root Essential Oil (Fresh)
Botanical Name: Zingiber Officinale
Composition of Oil: Zingiberene, α-farnesene, β-sesquiphellandrene, ar-curcumene
Plant Part: Rhizome
Scent: Bright, Strong, and Citrusy
Color: Transparent and Pale Yellow
Perfumery Note: Middle/Base
Initial Aroma Strength: Medium
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Historical Background of Ginger Root Essential Oil (Fresh)
Ginger Root essential oil (Fresh) or Ginger Fresh Root essential oil is obtained from the ginger root that belongs to the family “Zingiberaceae.” History shows that ginger plants were produced and used by ancient Romans, Greeks, and Austronesian people. Today, ginger is cultivated by China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and India on a large scale. We choose Indonesia as the only source of our Fresh Ginger Root essential oil because of its purity and high quality.
We take unpeeled fresh ginger rhizome, pass it through a steam distillation process, and get Ginger Root essential oil as a final product. The oil has a bright, citrusy, and strong aroma and pale yellow color.
Ancient Uses of Ginger Root Essential Oil (Fresh)
Ancient Romans, Greeks, and Austronesians made use of ginger root in herbal teas and their traditional foods. They used ginger root and its essential oil for spiritual healing and mood uplifting. Moreover, the oil and chunks of ginger rhizome also proved to be very helpful for people with cold, cough, and flu, etc.
Modern Uses of Ginger Root Essential Oil (Fresh)
Latest research on ginger root and Ginger Root essential oil (fresh) indicates that the root and the oil are composed of some powerful chemical constituents that are very useful for overall human health. Chemical constituents found in Ginger Root essential oil (fresh) are Zingiberene, α-farnesene, β-sesquiphellandrene, and ar-curcumene.
It is the impact of these components that this oil has the ability to relieve stress, anxiety, and depression and to promote mental and physical relaxation as a result. Fresh Ginger Root essential oil is also used for skin conditions like acne, wrinkles, and dull skin.
This oil is also used in many foods as a natural flavoring additive and it is because of the presence of Zingiberene that gives this oil its unique, spicy, and strong aroma. Additionally, Fresh Ginger Root essential oil has the ability to boost the immune system and promote healthy digestion.
You can dilute Ginger Root essential oil (fresh) with some career oil before applying it on the skin for skin health. Using a diffuser to spread it around you for the sake of stress and anxiety reduction would be a good option as well.
Best Blending Partners for Ginger Root Essential Oil (Fresh)
You can enhance the usefulness of Ginger Fresh Root essential oil by blending it with some other oils like Black Pepper, Spearmint, Bergamot, Cardamom, Sandalwood, Orange, Ylang-ylang, and other spice oils.
Effective Skin Soothing Blend
Mix well all these oils in a glass container. Because Ginger Root essential oil (fresh) is a hot oil, so please take a patch test before using it regularly. If you don’t feel skin irritation, you can then use it for your skin.
Disclaimer: These statements (and all statements herein) have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Essential Oils sold by VINEVIDA are to be used for cosmetic purposes only. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, mitigate, cure, or prevent a disease or ailment. Research citations are added merely to support the claims to a certain extent. VINEVIDA makes no representation to the comprehensiveness or accuracy of the published information. Read our DISCLAIMER for further details.
Caution: Beware of excessive use as it may lead to nausea and headaches. For topical use, always dilute the oil with a carrier oil. We do not suggest the internal use of any essential oils. Keep it out of children’s reach. It is not recommended for a pregnant woman without a proper prescription by a specialist.