HE21 | Ginger Oil

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HE21 | Ginger Oil

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~ Zingiber Officinale  ~

Ginger is an herbaceous plant grown mainly in warmer climates such as China and India. It has a perennial creeping rhizome that increases in size underground. In the springtime, a green, reedy stem shoots up from the rhizome and can reach approximately one meter high.


Uses:
Ginger is considered a universal medicine in Ayurveda. A warming stimulant, it aids digestive sharpens the senses and aids the memory. It is a common remedy for fatigue and chills.

Directions:
Use in oil burner: add a few drops to water. Mix with water for use as hydrosol.

Botanical Name:
Zingiber officinale The name ginger comes from the Sanskrit srngaveram which means antler root, a reference to the rhizome's shape

Oil Characteristics:
Light yellow to orange in color with a pungent, sweet-spicy aroma and taste, this oil has a medium consistency and is a middle note in perfumery.

Chemical Characteristics:
a-pinene 0.5% camphene 0.1 - 2.1% b-pinene 2.0 % 1,8 cineole 4.1 - 11.25 Borneol 0.5 - 2.2% y-terpineol 0.4% - 2.4 % nerol 0.1 - 2.8 % geraniol 3.1 - 23 % geranial 12.7 - 35.8 % geranyl acetate 29.4 % b-bisabolene 0.9-2.9 % zingiberene 18% - 13.7%

Chemical Profile:
a-pinene 0.5% camphene 0.1 - 2.1% b-pinene 2.0 % 1,8 cineole 4.1 - 11.25 Borneol 0.5 - 2.2% y-terpineol 0.4% - 2.4 % nerol 0.1 - 2.8 % geraniol 3.1 - 23 % geranial 12.7 - 35.8 % geranyl acetate 29.4 % b-bisabolene 0.9-2.9 % zingiberene 18% - 13.7%

Physical Properties:
Specific Gravity at 25°C- .881 Refractive Index at 20°C- 1.4825 Optical Rotation at 20°C - -43° 45'

Production Method:
Steam Distillation- rhizomes

Warnings:
Caution should be taken when using Essential Oils. Do not use any oils without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. All Essential Oils should be kept out of the reach of children. Possible skin irritant; Test on small area of skin and dilute if necessary, before use. NOT TO BE TAKEN INTERNALLY