Since ancient times, people have used gingers as a kind of condiments for food. Ginger is considered like a perennial herbaceous type, with the height of trees growing up to 3-4 meters possibly, narrow leaves, white or yellow flowers. It includes many tubers grow close together, with thick or thin brown leather. The color of ginger is usually yellow, white, or red depending on the variety of kinds. Ginger is spicy and has a strong aroma, partly due to ginger oil, and phenolic compounds such as Gingerols and shogaols.
In addition to being used in fresh, they are often dried, powdered, pickled, and especially used as an essential oil. The ginger essential oil has many magical effects and here are:
3 great reasons why you should use Ginger Essential Oil
Respiratory problems treatment: Because of antihistamines, ginger oil is very effective in treating allergies. It inhibits the respiratory spasms and stimulates the secretion of sebum, a natural remedy for colds and flu, stomach flu or food poisoning.
Nausea caused by chemotherapy: Chemotherapy is a recommended treatment after cancer surgery to remove the presence of cancer cells. Having a smell at the ginger essential oil will be rather useful in reducing the nausea that is caused by chemotherapy when combined with other anti-nausea medications.
Migraines relieve: the ginger oil can inhibit prostaglandin from nerves and support in blood vessel inflammation treatment.
Reduce pain and inflammation: it is effective in reducing pain and inflammation in patients with knee osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and general engine. Adding some drop of the ginger essential oil to baths can help relieve muscle and joint pain. In the case of muscle tension, you can apply a few drops of a mixture of ginger oil and turmeric to apply on the skin lesion.
2. Skin care:
Anti-aging: Ginger oil contains about 40 of antioxidants, protects against skin aging by removing toxins, and stimulates circulation, which helps provide nutrients to the skin. The antioxidants prevent damage from free radicals; maintain the youthfulness of the skin. Additionally, ginger also helps improve elasticity and slow the signs of aging.
Fade the scars: A few drops of the ginger essential oil mixed with a little oil to absorb in the skin for 2-3 times per day helps to fade scars within 6-12 weeks.
Stimulating the hair growth: The ginger oil increases blood circulation in the scalp and stimulates hair follicles, and grow faster. The fatty acids in the ginger oil help to improve hair thinning.
You can create a hair mask by mixing a mixture of 1 tablespoon of ginger oil with 1 tablespoon of macadamia/Argan oil and massage the scalp with this mixture in a circular motion and let stand for 30 minutes or longer. Rinse and shampoo as usual. This mixture will control the hair loss and stimulate hair growth.
Dandruff treats: Dandruff is one of the most common problems of the scalp. Ginger has antiseptic properties that can help get rid of dandruff. The ginger essential oil is an effective remedy for dandruff treating naturally.