Ginger, or Zingiber officinale is a flowering perennial plant whose root has been used as a culinary spice and in herbal medicine dating back over 5,000 years. Ginger originated in Southern Asia and was exported to Europe as early as the First Century AD.
Ginger Essential Oil is warming, spicy, and earthy. Ginger has long been known to promote healthy circulation and digestion, and is an indispensable part of our winter survival kits. Ginger essential oil is mildly photosensitizing and should be applied topically or taken internally only in very small amounts.