Ginger oil can vary in color from pale yellow to a darker amber color and the viscosity also ranges from medium to watery. It is strong smelling oil – spicy, sharp, and warm and with a hint of lemon and pepper, which smells of actual ginger.
Ginger oil is used in the treatment of fractures, rheumatism, arthritis, bruising, carbuncles, nausea, hangovers, travel and sea sickness, colds and flu, catarrh, congestion, coughs, sinusitis, sores on the skin, sore throat, diarrhoea, colic, cramps, chills and fever.
This essential oil is widely demanded by aroma therapists and is applicable for colds and flu, nausea (motion sickness, morning sickness), rheumatism, coughs and circulation issues. It has warming properties that helps in relieving muscular cramps, spasms, aches and ease stiffness in joints.