Stimulant – an agent that quickens the physiological functions of the body, temporarily increases body or organ function, good for convalescence, poor circulation, listlessness, physical fatigue
Tonic – strengthens and enlivens the whole or specific parts of the body
Warm and spicy, dry and hot Ginger Root’s stimulating properties are well documented.
Warms and strengthens!
Ginger’s tonic action helps restore us when we’re feeling physically and emotionally burnt out or exhausted.
According to Chinese Medicine Ginger is strongly Yang and regulates moisture and raises body temperature. Useful for treating illnesses caused by cold and dampness – cold and flu, rheumatism, headache.
Its antiseptic properties make it effective as a preventative for infectious disease.
A stimulant Ginger improves blood circulation is excellent for relieving muscle and joint aches and stiffness.
Elevates body temperature, relieves chills and fever.
Helpful treatment for nausea and motion sickness.
A popular digestive aid. Use for relief of heartburn, stomach ache and flatulence.
Add a drop to a cup of warm water, sip slowly and relax for a bit.
An aphrodisiac Ginger may be helpful for male impotence.
CAUTION: Exercise care and respect when using Ginger essential oil as is a known skin irritant. For skin applications use in a weak dilution of less than 1%.
PLEASE NOTE: There are many cheap, synthetic copies of aromatic oils, but these are not recommended for therapeutic use. For best results purchase the highest quality oils you can possibly find. Use certified organic essential oils, or oils that have been tested and are pesticide free.
Holistic MindBody Therapy, including pure Lavender Oil are gentle, noninvasive complementary forms of health care for balancing and synchronizing your body, mind and spirit and a natural, safe and effective way to enhance your health and well-being. Holistic health care may produce satisfying results where other methods have failed. Please consult with your physician regarding serious health concerns and do not attempt to self diagnose.
KG has developed massage training and holistic health programs for the spa industry, health clubs and clinics, schools, resorts, as well as for individual clients. She is a MindBody Therapist and Health Educator with advanced certification and training in Bowen Therapy, BodyTalk and Aromatherapy. She is the owner of Springhill Wellness Center and the founder & director of PurePlant Essentials aromatherapy products.
Antibacterial – destroying or stopping growth of bacteria
Analgesic – pain reliever
Antiseptic – prevents, halts infection
Antispasmodic – calms nervous and muscular spasms, for colic, pain and indigestion
Aprhrodisiac – increases capacity for sexual arousal
Astringent – causes contraction of organic tissues
Carminative/Stomachic – settles digestive system, relieves intestinal gas
Restorative – an agent that helps to strengthen and revive the body systems.