By Fizza Mehdi
People have been using ginger for thousands of years, it is considered one of the most common dietary spices consumed in the world. Many Eastern cultures use ginger for medicinal purposes such as for treating common colds, reducing hypertension, treating nausea among others.
The way ginger is processed can increase the therapeutic benefits of the root even more. At Miracle Botanicals, our ginger essential oil is extracted by carbon dioxide (CO2). This method entails using pressurized gas to harness the potent chemicals naturally found within the root.
Ginger essential oil has a strong, spicy, earthy aroma, and can be used for various applications including bodycare. However, be especially cautious while using ginger essential oil topically, as it can cause irritation to the skin if not diluted properly.
Ginger Essential Oil Recipes
Among a wide variety of benefits, ginger essential oil is great for relieving stress, strengthening and growing hair, and aid in digestion. Here are three recipes that you can use to enjoy the benefits of this wonderful root medicine.
Digestive Massage Aid
This recipe in particular helps release built up gas within the digestive system. Apply this blend as a massage oil onto your stomach once or twice a day as needed.
Blend essential oils together and rub on a constipated, bloated, or gassy tummy as needed.
Fortifying Hair Mask
Apply the mixture throughout your hair, paying special attention to dry ends and other weak spots. Let sit for 30 minutes, then rinse. Double the recipe if needed for extra thick or long hair.
Stress Relief Diffusion
Studies have shown that many spices, especially ginger, can reduce stress. It is also often to feel energized and motivated. Ginger essential oil acts in areas of the brain to balance hormones associated with depression.
- 3 drops of ginger essential oil
- 2 drops of bergamot essential oil
- 2 drops of patchouli essential oil
Simply mix this blend and add to your diffuser to enjoy the therapeutic benefits.
Want to try out the amazing benefits of this high-frequency plant medicine for yourself? Visit our full product profile to learn even more about ginger essential oil, and to add this premium quality product to your oily collection.