Zingiber Officinalis

 

Properties: antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, stimulant, relaxant, detoxifying and a digestive tonic.

Usage What it’s good for
In a vaporiser/burner Winter ailments such as colds, sore throats, sinusitis, runny noses and irritating coughs. It can relieve appetite loss in convalescence, digestive ailments, nausea, morning sickness and travel sickness. It’s also thought to stimulate memory and have aphrodisiac properties.
Added to hot water A warming footbath to improve circulation.
Massage Eases muscular aches, joint pains, back pain, cramps and cellulite.

Caution: may irritate sensitive skin and mildly phototoxic. Always dilute well.