5 Uses for Ginger Essential Oil

Ginger is an exceptional addition to any massage oil. It boosts the immune system and has amazing warming qualities. Because it’s aroma is so potent and powerful, Ginger should always be highly diluted when used on the skin. Many people use Ginger as a remedy for seasonal affective disorder. For thousands of years, Ginger has been a favorite domestic spice in the Eastern and Western Hemisphere. In China, fresh Ginger is used for rheumatism and bacterial dysentery. It has long been used as a digestive aid and to soothe the respiratory system. Mental fatigue and motion sickness don’t stand a chance with Ginger in hand. It also aids in poor circulation, colds, achy muscles and migraines. 


Here’s our favorite 5 uses for this wonder-working essential oil! 

1. Inhale Ginger to alleviate nausea or motion sickness.

2. Add a few drops to any massage oil to boost the immune system. 

3. Add 5-6 drops of Ginger to your aroma diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes to help alleviate digestive issues. 

4. Add 5-6 drops of Ginger to your aroma diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes to alleviate a headache or migraine. 

5. Place a drop of Ginger on a tissue and breathe in the aroma to help soothe a cough. 


These comments were contributed by customers without influence from Edens Garden. The opinions expressed in these comments are 100% the authors' own and do not reflect the views or opinions of Edens Garden.

  • Edens Garden says...

    Hi Patticia! For specific medical issues, we suggest working with your doctor and an aromatherapist who can provide you with safe and effective guidelines that meet your specific needs.

  • Patticia pounds says...

    I am seeing adds for a ginger oil to reduce swelling in feet and legs For lymphatic oases is this the same type oil. I prefer essential oils because I trust them and have quite a few but I’m interested if this is what I nerd
  • Edens Garden says...

    Hi Jackie! We don’t recommend ingesting our essential oils. Here is an article explaining why: https://www.edensgarden.com/blogs/news/is-it-safe-to-ingest-essential-oils

  • Jackie says...

    Can I use your essential oil as food grade?

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