Scientific Name: Zingiber officinale
Country of Origin: China
Synonyms: Common ginger, Jamaica ginger
Plant Family: Zingiberaceae
Plant Parts Used: Herb/Rhizome
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Pale yellow, amber or greenish liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Top
Aroma: Spicy, sharp warm and pleasant, very alive with a hint of lemon and pepper
Main Constituents: Gingerin, gingenol, gingerone, zingiberene, linalol, camphene, phellandrene, citral, cineol, borneol among others.
Blends With: Bay, Cajuput, Caraway, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Coriander, Clove, Elemi, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Lemon, Lime, Myrtle, Orange, Rosemary, Spearmint, Verbena
Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant (except in high concentration) slightly photo toxic: may cause sensitization in some individuals.