Plant origin, natural properties, and common uses of Ginger essential oil Zingiber officinalis

About it...

Botanical name: Zingiber officinalis

Family: Zingiberaceae


Harvested: India

Parts used: root

Extraction method: steam distillation

Major components of the oil: zingiberene, sesquiphellandrene beta, beta-bisabolene, beta-phellandrene, beta-pinene, citral, curcumene, farnesene (with figures)

... The list of specific substances in the plant and their activities


Traditional uses:

The warming properties of Ginger earned him a wide variety of uses, for respiratory, circulatory, digestive, and joint ailments.


The essential oil is especially used by aromatherapists to massage and relieve muscle or rheumatic pain.


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