Ginger (Zingiber Officinalis) essential oil is known for its soothing effects. Know more about the properties and uses of ginger oil. Ginger oil can be used for colic, constipation, diarrhoea, indigestion and rheumatism.
Ginger is a comforting oil and ideal for massaging on the muscles. It also eases pain in the joints. Ginger is good for treating nausea and sickness.
Properties: Analgesic, Antidepressant, Expectorant, and Stimulant
Uses: For treating Arthritis, Bronchitis, Catarrh, Colds, Colic, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Exhaustion, Flatulence, Flu, Indigestion, Poor Circulation, Rheumatism and Sinusitis
Combines well with Cedarwood, Citrus oils, Eucalyptus
To treat diarrhea, combine 8 drops Lavender, 2 drops Ginger, 1 drop Chamomile, 1 drop Peppermint in a glass amber bottle. Add 1 T. vegetable oil and shake the ingredients well. Massage the lotion twice daily over lower abdomen and lower back area. Be careful not to massage too deeply, as this can further stimulate the bowels. Lie quietly for 15-20 minutes.
To combat nausea, combine 5 drops Lavender, 2 drops Peppermint, 2 drops Mandarin, and 1 drop Ginger in an amber bottle 1/2 oz or larger. Add carrier oil of 1 T. vegetable oil or unscented body lotion. Shake well. Rub on hands and inhale deeply a few times. You can massage this blend below the sternum in counterclockwise direction with your left hand.
Contraindications: May irritate sensitive skin.