Ginger essential oil is rich in gingerol, an active ingredient of ginger root. Ginger is a part of Zingiberaceae family and is in wide use as a spice and in Ayurvedic medicines. It is an integral part of South Asian cooking due to its excellent digestive properties. It is gaining popularity because of its flavouring and preservative capacities.
The ginger essential oil acts as a tonic and restorative for health during massage or with a diffuser. Ginger oil is the first choice for digestive support, fight cold and flu. This oil has warm and stabilizing properties which are useful for emotional health. It belongs to the same family as turmeric oil. Due to its pungent smell, it can fight nausea and inflammation.