Sourced from Madagascar, dōTERRA Ginger essential oil is derived from the fresh rhizome of the ginger plant—the subterranean stalk of a plant that shoots out the root system. A featured ingredient in many Asian dishes, Ginger has a hot, fragrant flavor when used as a kitchen spice. In Western tradition, Ginger is most often used in sweets— gingerbread and ginger snaps being two examples. Ginger essential oil can also be applied topically or inhaled for a soothing aroma.
- Used in Aromatherapy to help relieve joint/muscle pain associated with sprain/strain/rheumatoid arthritis, and as a carminative and antispasmodic for symptomatic relief of digestive discomfort.
- Used in Aromatherapy to help relieve colds/cough.
- Apply over lower abdomen for a soothing massage.
- Place a drop of Ginger in hands and inhale during car rides.
- Add one drop to warm bath water for a soothing aromatic experience.
- Combine with Lemon and honey in warm water for a soothing tea.
- Use one drop in place of whole ginger in sweet and savory recipes.
- Diffuse Ginger for an energizing aroma in the late afternoon.
- During cold seasons, diffuse three drops with two drops Wild Orange for a warming aroma.
Hot, spicy, earthy, sweet