Family : Zingiberaceae
Habitat : Native to southern Asia,extensively cultivated all over the tropics in Nigeria, The West Indies, India, China, Jamaica and Japan. Most oil is distilled in UK,China and India.
Odour : The odour is Fresh & Woody-spicy, characteristic odour of Fresh Ginger, Warm.
Part of plant used : Rhizomes
Method of extraction : Steam Distilled
Therapeutic indication : Circulation, Muscles and Joints: Arthritis, fatigue, muscular aches and pains, poor circulation, rheumatism, sprains, strains etc.
Respiratory System: Diarrhoea, colic, cramps, flatulence, indigestion, loss of appitite, nausea, travel sickness.
Immune System: Chills, Colds,’Flu, Fever infectious disease.
Nervous System: Debility, nervous exhaustion.
Mind/Emotions : Stimulating
Safety Data : Ginger can irritate sensitive skin and is photo-toxic. Sun exposure is to be avoided after application.