Ginger Zingiber officinalis (1613)
Ginger has a warm, spicy and familiar aroma. A powerful antiseptic and stimulant, it provides a beneficial support to the respiratory, circulatory and digestive systems. Try a few drops on a hankie if you're on choppy seas! It also soothes the muscles after strenuous workouts, and can be blended well with any citrus oil, and Geranium, Sandalwood or Ylang Ylang.
Ginger is strongly associated with the digestive system. Ginger root is one of the key remedies in ayurveda for stimulating digestive fire (agni), and Ginger essential oil lends itself well to abdominal massage where it may be used in a blend. It is warming and stimulating, encouraging movement, but also soothing to tired muscles. It brings warmth wherever it is applied, so it is a great oil to use in the winter months. It blends well with ylang ylang, other spice oils such as clove, coriander, vetiver, and most citrus oils.
This is a pure therapeutic-quality aromatherapy essential oil from China, and is obtained from the rhizome of the plant.