Lending itself to a wide variety of applications, Ginger oil is a popular essential oil with a warm, energising aroma. It is steam distilled from the root of the ginger plant, and is part of the Zingiberaceae family. Ginger was used anciently in India and China and was taken to the Mediterranean as early the 1st century AD. Ginger is now found throughout the world, and Ginger essential oil is found in many homes.
Ginger essential oil benefits include its topical and aromatic uses, whether the oil is being diffused during a long road trip or applied during a massage. Its spicy, invigorating aroma also makes it popular in the perfume industry.
Ginger essential oil benefits are derived from its naturally occurring constituents zingiberene and beta-phellandrene. No matter if it’s included in a sweet or savoury dish, Ginger essential oil stands out from the crowd.