Botanical Name - Zingiber officinale
Caution - May be slightly phototoxic. Take care in the sun after using on the skin.
Aroma - Warm and spicy
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Rhizomes
Country of Origin - Sri Lanka
Chemical Constituents - A-terpineol, limonene, b-bourbonene
Uses - Warming and stimulating to the digestion helping to combat indigestion and nausea. Good in a massage blend for stiff muscles and joints as it brings circulation to the area and eases pain. Helpful to the respiratory system where there is a lot of mucus as it helps move congestion and is drying and warming.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.