Essential oils - Ginger
Type - Warming, stimulating and toning
Note - Base/Middle
Blends well with - bergamot, cedarwood, coriander, frankincense, juniper berry, lemon, lime, neroli, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang-ylang
Plant properties - warming and energising
Aroma - fresh, sweet, warm and spicy with undertones of wood and earth.
Uses - helps with nausea
Aromatic effect on the mind - the sweet and spicy aroma helps make you physically energised.
Spiritual influence - ginger is known to have an aphrodisiac effect on the body, opening the root and sacral chakras to release suppressed sexual energy. It addresses 'lack' assisting with self-confidence and motivation, helping to into the physical realm ideas and plans.
Chakra - opens the sacral chakra and helps process energy in the solar plexus
Chakra colours - Orange
Benefits - Nausea relief; boosts immunity; anti-fungal; reduces pain; supports digestion
- Oil specific - None known
- General - As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted or in the eyes or mucus membranes. Keep away from children. Do not take internally. Always perform a patch test to an insensitive part of the body (of essential oil diluted in an appropriate carrier oil) if using an essential oil for the first time.