This essential oil is extracted from ginger, which is a rhizome of Zingiber officinale plant. It is a tuber and can be consumed wholly as a delicacy and also used as medicine or spice.
It can easily blend with bergamot, frankincense, sandalwood, neroli, rose, and ylang-ylang.
It contains a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, 1,8-cineole, linalool, borneol, y-terpineol, nerol geranial, geranyl acetate, neral, geraniol, b-bisabolene and zingiberene.
Ginger is used as delicacy and as spice in various food preparations. The oil of ginger has some therapeutic properties and finds application in various herbal medicines.