Certified Organics: This Certified Organic Oil is QAI Certified. The National Organic Program develops, implements, and administers national production, handling, and labeling standards for organic agricultural products. The QAI also accredits the certifying agents (foreign and domestic) who inspect organic production and handling operations to certify that they meet USDA standards.
Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale
Plant Part: Root
Origin: Sri Lanka
Processing Method: Steam Distillation. The ginger root is macerated and distilled over high heat, from which the oil is extracted.
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, pale yellow to yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma, Ginger Essential Oil has a warm, spicy, woody scent with a hint of lemon and pepper.
Blends With: Bergamot, Cardamom, Black Pepper, Spearmint, Orange, Sandalwood, Ylang-Ylang, and other spice oils.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a perennial herb that grows to about 3 – 4 feet high (approximately 1 meter). It has a characteristic thick spreading tuberous rhizome. The ginger root is macerated and distilled over high heat, from which the oil is extracted.
Cautions: Dilute before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.
Popular carrier oil choice: Fractionated Coconut Oil