Sourced from Madagascar, doTERRA 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 flavour 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.
HOW TO USE:
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of choice.
Food flavour use: Add 1 or 2 drops to food.
An excellent digestive tonic, Ginger essential oil has warming and stimulating effects on the body. It is well known for its ability to warm the stomach. doTERRA Ginger essential oil is sourced in Madagascar and Indonesia for a potent oil that may ease occasional feelings of nausea.
AROMA: Hot, spicy
COLLECTION: Steam distillation of Root
MAIN CONSTITUENTS: α-zingiberene, β-sesquiphellandrene
Keep out of reach of children. Possible skin sensitivity. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.
During the 15th century, gingerbread became a gift of love and respect. In the 1800's, Ginger was commonly sprinkled on top of beer or ale, then stirred into the drink with a hot poker - thus the invention of ginger ale.