Ginger oil can be used internally (in small amounts), aromatically and topically. When used on sensitive skin, it should be diluted with a carrier oil. The top health benefits of ginger essential oil include its ability to: treat upset stomach and support digestion.
Ginger is a perennial herb that can stand up to about 3 – 4 feet high and has a thick spreading tuberous rhizome. The root of ginger is macerated and distilled over high heat, for extracting the oil.
Constituents & Specifications:
- Ginger oil has various chemical compounds that include pinene, camphene, pinene, cineole, linalool, borneol, terpineol, nerol, neral, geraniol, geranial, geranyl acetate, bisabolene, zingiberene
- Specific Gravity: 0.8900 – 0.8990 @ 72°F
- Refractive Index: 1.4950 – 1.5600 @ 72°F