Steam Distilled from the root
It is believed that ginger has been produced as a tonic root for over 5000 years to treat many ailments by the Indians and Chinese. In fact, the name ‘ginger’ is said to be derived from the Gingi district in India, where tea made from ginger is consumed as a remedy for upset stomach. The essential oil is steam distilled from the root. In addition to its benefits on the digestive system, ginger essential oil has been said to provide relief to aches and pains, motion sickness, and reduce tensions that can impact cardiovascular health. It has even been known to work as an aphrodisiac.
Ginger oil has found a niche in the skincare industry due to its ability to even out skin tones and leave a radiant glow when applied topically. It can also help to stimulate hair follicles by promoting blood flow to the scalp encouraging hair growth. The spicy sweetness of the aroma is invigorating and can help those who suffer from a lack of confidence, uncertainty, or a general lack of drive. Ginger oil strengthens the spirit and encourages fortitude and lucidity.