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 - Dry rhizomes - switching over to fresh rhizomes in 2021
Country of Origin - Sri Lanka/Madagascar
Chemical Constituents - A-terpineol, limonene, b-bourbonene
*2021 New Organic Ginger will be made made from fresh rhizomes rather than dry rhizomes, most ginger essential oils are made from dry rhizomes. So the aroma of this fresh organic ginger is incredibly vital, strong and delicious.
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.