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Ginger Essential Oil 10ml

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Ginger Essential Oil, or Zingiber officinale root oil, extracted via steam distillation from the dry roots, strengthens memory and encourages concentration.



Ginger Essential Oil is believed to originate from India and was one of the first spices to arrive in Europe from Asia. Its beneficial properties have been appreciated throughout the centuries, being already mentioned by the Chinese philosopher Confucius, by Dioscorides and in the Koran. The Greeks and Romans also used it in its dual function as medicine and spice. The ancient Egyptians cultivated it and used it in food with the aim of preventing and curbing epidemics. Dioscorides recommended it to activate circulation.

It is known for its great anti-inflammatory power and it is recommended to incorporate it in the diet on a daily basis to combat inflammatory states and specifically in case of arthritis.

It has a great calorific and alkalizing power. Due to its botanical sensitivity, an Asian cultivation origin is required since American ginger is highly acidifying, making its use dangerous.

Among its properties and benefits, the following stand out:

On a Cosmetic Level: Ginger Essential Oil has several properties on a cosmetic level, since it is anti-inflammatory, detoxifying and tonic.

At Therapeutic Level: is a very effective essential oil to combat all types of nausea even during pregnancy (always under supervision). Helps eliminate flatulence. In Chinese medicine, the symptom of a cold uterus is treated with the aim of providing temperature and improving fertility. It acts as an intestinal detoxifier. Ideal to combat temperature changes due to yin imbalance and hot flashes in menopause.

On an Emotional Level: Ginger Essential Oil stimulates energy and at the same time helps combat nervous exhaustion, relieving tiredness and chronic fatigue. It transmits heat to the heart and discovers dormant feelings. Memory enhancer, works with states of apathy and resignation. Together with the Essential Oil of Nutmeg and the Essential Oil of Clove, it works with vertigo of unconscious origin.

It is one of the essential oils that help balance formulas; similar to lemon but with slightly yang polarity. Of choice along with cumin for master formulas aimed at balancing a digestive system with excess yin.

How to use

There are different methods of application and use of Essential Oils and Essential Oil Preparations:


  • Facial Use: A proportion of 99% Carrier Oil and 1% Essential Oil is recommended. This is equivalent to 2 drops of Essential Oil for every 10 ml of Carrier Oil.

  • Body Use: A proportion of 97% Carrier Oil and 3% Essential Oil is recommended. This means 6 drops of Essential Oil for every 10 ml of Carrier Oil.


  • Diffuser: The use of diffusers without heat is recommended, such as the ALQVIMIA Flask, since heat can alter the properties of essential oils. Up to a maximum of 10 drops of Essential Oil Preparation can be used in the diffuser.

  • Bath: Dilute a maximum of 10-15 drops of Essential Oil Preparation in a small amount of milk (vegetable or animal), yogurt, honey, salt or Bath Gel. Essential oils do not dissolve in water, so they need a vehicle to mix in the bath.
  • Inhalation with Steam: Apply a maximum of 5 drops of Essential Oil Preparation in a container with hot water (approximately 1-2 liters) and inhale, covering the head and the container with a towel, to retain the steam for longer.

  • Sauna: Dilute a maximum of 2 drops of Essential Oil Preparation for every 500 ml of water used in the sauna.

Remember that it is important to follow the instructions for use and the recommended proportions to guarantee a safe and effective use of Essential Oils and Essential Oil Preparations.




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