Essential Oils

Each week I will highlight different oil and give you a variety of ways you can use it in your day to day life.  This is to help educate you, as the reader in regard to the subject matter that is covered.  These are not provided to diagnose, proscribe, or treat any disease, illness or injured condition of the body. I shall have neither liability nor responsibility to any person or entity with respect to any loss, damage, or injury caused, or alleged to be caused, directly or indirectly by the information contained in my blog.  This is in no way intended as a substitute for medical advice or counseling.  Anyone suffering from any disease, illness, or injury should consult a qualified healthcare professional.

Ginger

Ginger is extracted using steam distillation from rhizomes.  (Zingiberaceae).  It has a sweet, spicy-woody, warm, tenacious, fresh sharp scent; Intensity: 4.   Blends well with all spice oils, all citrus oils, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium and rosemary.

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Common Primary Uses and Application Methods

Diarrhea, Gas/Flatulence, Scurvy– Can be applied neat (with no dilution), or dilute 1:1 (1 drop essential oil to one drop carrier oil) for children and for those with sensitive skin when used topically.  Apply directly on area of concern or to reflex points. Take in capsules. Use as a flavoring in cooking.

Rheumatoid Arthritis, Club Foot, Pelvic Pain Syndrome, Rheumatic Fever (pain)– Can be applied neat (with no dilution), or dilute 1:1 (1 drop essential oil to one drop carrier oil) for children and for those with sensitive skin when used topically.  Apply directly on area of concern or to reflex points.

Angina, Libido (low), Vertigo-  Can be applied neat (with no dilution), or dilute 1:1 (1 drop essential oil to one drop carrier oil) for children and for those with sensitive skin when used topically.  Apply directly on area of concern or to reflex points. Diffuse, or inhale the aroma directly.

Indigestion, Nausea, Vomiting– Diffuse, or inhale the aroma directly. Can be applied neat (with no dilution), or dilute 1:1 (1 drop essential oil to one drop carrier oil) for children and for those with sensitive skin when used topically.  Apply directly on area of concern or to reflex points.

Morning Sickness– Diffuse, or inhale the aroma directly. Can be applied neat (with no dilution), or dilute 1:1 (1 drop essential oil to one drop carrier oil) for children and for those with sensitive skin when used topically.  Apply directly on area of concern or to reflex points. Take in capsules. Use as a flavoring in cooking.

Oral Use as a Dietary Supplement: Ginger oil is recognized as safe (GRAS) for human consumption by the FDA (21CFR182.20).  Dilute one drop oil in 1 tsp honey or in a 4 0unce beverage.  Not used for children under 6 years old; Use with caution and in greater dilution for children 6 years old and older

(Aroma Tools, 2015)

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