In India, ginger is used in tea as an expectorant and as an agent for healing respiratory problems. Asthma, bronchitis, coughs and colds have no defense against the clarity of ginger root. Massage our Ginger Root Oil into sore muscles to alleviate pain and tenderness, or use it as a remedy for heart disease, depression, or impotency (1). Ginger root clears and stimulates, eliminating harmful bacteria and blockages in the body and clearing the way for invigoration and vibrant health.
Ginger is often served as a garnish with sushi, and is used to clear the palette between courses and aid in digestion. Living Libations’ Ginger Root Essential Oil harnesses these same cleansing properties, offering a spicy and fragrant means of regulating your bodily functions and improving your state of mind.
Ginger is antimicrobial, diuretic, analgesic, antioxidants and helps reduce the frequency and severity of migraines. Perhaps more importantly for those receiving chemotherapy or radiation, Ginger stimulates Phase II detoxification pathways to offset oxidative damage in the liver and lungs and relieve the xenbiotic load on the body.
– Kurt Schnaubelt, Ph.D.,The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils
A warming liniment or a hot ginger compress is an excellent remedy for menstrual and other muscle cramps. The herb originated near the Indian Ocean, but it is now grown throughout the tropics. Its aromatic properties were described by Pliny the Elder in the first century AD and in ancient Indian Sanskrit texts.
– Kathi Keville and Mindy Green, Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art
Traditional, mental, physical, emotional benefits
Increases circulation, eases headaches, treats indigestion, heals insect bites, soothes sore muscles and cramps, opens the sinuses, treats menstrual symptoms, relieves nausea and upset stomach, treats the virus that causes herpes (1)
1. Keville, K. and Green, M. (2009). Aromatherapy: A complete guide to the healing art. New York: Crossing Press.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]