Organic Ginger Essential Oil
Ginger is a flowering plant in the family Zingiberaceae; its root is widely used as a spice, and it has been used in folk medicine for thousands of years. It contains the highest levels of gingerol. Ginger is a herbaceous perennial that grows annual stems about three feet tall. The stems bear narrow, green leaves and yellow flowers. Ginger is indigenous to south China and spread eventually to the Spice Islands, other parts of Asia, and then to West Africa and the Caribbean.
Immune supporting, detoxifying, warming, stimulating, and revitalizing. It is also ideal for digestive support and stimulates the spleen. The oil can be applied diluted to the stomach area or with castor oil as an castor oil pack. It also improve blood circulation so great for cellulite and for detox.
Ginger essential oil works as an antiseptic agent that kills infections caused by microorganisms and bacteria. This includes intestinal infections, bacterial dysentery and food poisoning. It has also proven in lab studies to have antifungal properties, especially yeast infections, athlete’s foot and candida yeast species. (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27127591/)
Ginger essential oil works as an antiseptic agent that kills infections caused by microorganisms and bacteria. This includes intestinal infections, bacterial dysentery and food poisoning.
in Chinese medicine to strengthen the heart. Ginger essential oil has the power to reduce cholesterol levels and blood clotting. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, a few preliminary studies suggest that ginger may lower cholesterol and help prevent blood from clotting, which can help treat heart disease, where blood vessels can become blocked and lead to heart attack or stroke.
Ginger essential oil is also believed to relief pain, it contains zingibain which is responsible for the oil’s anti-inflammatory properties. In a recent study oral administration of ginger oil for one month, significantly increased superoxide dismutase, glutathione and glutathione reductase enzymes and superoxide dismutase enzymes in liver. (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24020099/)This important component provides pain relief for arthritis, migraines and works as a headache remedy with other oils like lavender and peppermint. (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/2214812/ ) Combined with Chamomile, Eucalyptus and Buchu it’s great for muscle aches.
Recently, studies have focused on the anticancer activities of ginger essential oil; this has been associated with the antioxidant activities of -gingerol and zerumbone, two components of ginger oil. According to research, these powerful components are able to suppress the oxidation of cancer cells, and they have been effective in suppressing CXCR4, a protein receptor, in a variety of cancers, including those of the pancreas, lung, kidney and skin.
Anti – aging Reduces free radicals, ginger essential oil is able to decrease age-related oxidative stress markers and reduce oxidative damage. The presence of oxidative stress is associated with numerous diseases and a common mechanism often put forth to explain the actions and health benefits of ginger is associated with its antioxidant properties. Ginger was reported to decrease age-related oxidative stress markers and was suggested to guard against ethanol-induced hepatotoxicity by suppressing oxidative consequences in rats treated with ethanol. Ginger root contains a very high level (3.85 mmol/100 g) of total antioxidants, surpassed only by pomegranate and some types of berries.
Emotionally it’s also known to bring on feelings of courageousness and self-assurance, which is why it’s known as “the oil of empowerment.” In Ayurvedic medicine, ginger oil is believed to treat emotional problems like fear, abandonment, and lack of self-confidence or motivation.