Ginger Root Essential Oil - Dried

Ginger Root Essential Oil - Dried
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Product Rating: 3.5/5 (As per 26 Customer Reviews)


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Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale

Main Constituents:
Ziniberene: 35.67%

Plant Part: Root

Origin: China

Processing Method: Steam Distillation. The ginger root is macerated and distilled over high heat, from which the oil is extracted.

Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, pale yellow to yellow liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma, Ginger Essential Oil has a warm, spicy, woody scent with a hint of lemon and pepper.

Blends With: Bergamot, Cardamom, Black Pepper, Spearmint, Orange, Sandalwood, Ylang-ylang, and other spice oils.

Product Abstract: Ginger is a perennial herb that grows to about 3 - 4 feet high (approximately 1 meter). It has a characteristic thick spreading tuberous rhizome.

Cautions: Dilute before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.

Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.

NOTICE: This item is listed under California Proposition 65. California residents will receive this product labeled accordingly.
IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.

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Rating: Star
Has a nice earthy and spicy scent!

By: Melissa, Canastota, New York
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Loyal Customer Since: 31-Jan-2015


Rating: Star
This is the scent I was looking for. While I, too, love the sweet and spicy aroma of fresh ginger, I wanted the earthiness of ginger root. The earthy, woody scent is a perfect base note for flightier top notes, pairs well for masculine scents, and is the right price for cp soap.

By: Eben, Woodland Park, Colorado
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Loyal Customer Since: 08-Jan-2015


Rating: Star
This is a great fixative (in small quantities) for other, lighter oils. The fragrance is woody and musty, and does not smell remotely like freshly cut ginger. A little bit goes a long way.

By: Nancy, Granby, Connecticut
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Loyal Customer Since: 28-Jul-2009


Rating: Star
Not exactly what i expected fragrance wise. But this is my first time working with ginger root. I'll just play mad scientist and come up with something!

By: Elizabeth, Memphis, Tennessee
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Loyal Customer Since: 30-Jul-2013


Rating: Star
This is straight up ginger root. Although I associate ginger with sweetness (because I like sweet ginger tea and candy) this is not a sugary sweet ginger, you can get that with it by blending other EOs. On its own it is truly straight forward ginger root. I love it for circulation and my chai concoctions! Thanks ND this one is warm and true.

By: Jaipreet, Livermore, California
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Loyal Customer Since: 09-Oct-2011


Rating: Star
I'm not very impressed by this - the only real 'let-down' of my entire order from NDA. It's not a strong ginger scent like you'd get if you sliced into a fresh piece. It's a little more root-ish earthy sort of scent. Still good, just not for the same things.

By: Breanne, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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Loyal Customer Since: 15-Jan-2013


Rating: Star
Got a sample size of this... which was a good thing because it really didn't live up to other ginger essential oils I've gotten from other suppliers. I realize this is a lower grade oil than the CO2 extraction, but this oil doesn't have any of the warm, spicy nuances you would typically want in a ginger oil. This one has a very raw, oily scent that was only faintly reminiscent of the ginger I was looking for.

By: John, Port Charlotte, Florida
Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 08-Dec-2008


Rating: Star
I've had ginger oils that have smelled many different ways over the years. I usually always stick with ginger from India, but this one turned out fine. What people fail to realize sometimes is not all essential oils are going to smell exactly like the fresh whole herb. To me, it's more about the medicinal qualities rather than just the smell. If I can get it to smell good too, great.

By: Deborah, Memphis, Tennessee
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Loyal Customer Since: 12-May-2009


Rating: Star
I must have read about the Ginger C02, and ordered this by accident. I agree with most of the reviewers...this ginger essential oil is horribly woody, and does smell like ginger that is going bad. I thought maybe mixing it with the other essential oils for our Warm Ginger Grapefruit Body Creme might help, but I will be disposing of the entire batch as well as the 8 oz. bottle that I purchased. BUYER BEWARE! I WILL definitely read the reviews more closely. Love NDA's quality, but am disappointed that they would offer an inferior product even if it is cheaper.

By: Brian, Munsing, Michigan
Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 21-Mar-2011


Rating: Star
I agree with the others that this doesn\'t smell like ginger at all. It turns my stomach to smell it and I\'m afraid to mix it with other oils. Is there one that smells more like the typical ginger smell?

New Directions Aromatics Response:

Please try our Ginger Root CO2 variety, while more expensive it has a superior scent to the less expensive Steam Distilled variety.


By: Marise, Fish Creek, Wisconsin
Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 12-May-2008


Rating: Star
Potent- sensual, smells great with orange eo

By: Shannon, Schenectady, New York
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Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 24-Jan-2006


Rating: Star
I do NOT like this. I love the smell of ginger and it doesn't smell like ginger at all. I would never guess that's what it was. It's overpowering too like everyone is saying. It's just gross, ugh

By: Leslie, Lexington, Kentucky
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Loyal Customer Since: 14-May-2009


Rating: Star
Ack this stinks. I dont smell the ginger at all in it. It almost reminds me of the smell roots get when they arent dry but squishy and going bad. I am going to try it in a blend but wow this is some nasty stuff.

By: Chloe, Waterloo, Iowa
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Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 28-Jun-2009


Rating: Star
dont get me wrong, i love NDA with all my heart ... but this oil was stinky! i am one to adore odd smelling things too, this just didn't work. i am going to try the co2 version and see how that works, as i would like to use it in my soaps. :(

By: Britton, Portland, Oregon
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Loyal Customer Since: 25-Sep-2008


Rating: Star
Sorry but this stuff stinks...it is very very overpowering...it doesn't smell like ginger at all i could not even discribe the smell...maybe someone has some ideas what to mix it with..

By: Kristy, Elwood, Illinois
Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 04-Dec-2008


Rating: Star
I didn't like the smell at all. It didn't smell like fresh ginger, but more of a woodsy scent. Even adding one drop in my products was very overpowering of any other essential oils I added.

By: Elizabeth, Tampa, Florida
Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 19-Aug-2008


Rating: Star
Ginger in an aromatic lamp-YUMMY ! It's uplifting and relaxing at the same time !!

By: Annmarie, Tempe, Arizona
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Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 08-Oct-2008


Rating: Star
I did not care for the smell of this at first, but it seems to be improving over time. Nice when diluted well.

By: Jessica, Madison, Wisconsin
Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 28-Aug-2008


Rating: Star
Great smell, very therapuetic. Not overpowering, perfect.

By: Kristal, Las Vegas, Nevada
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Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 07-Feb-2008


Rating: Star
This oil smells a little off-pudding to me unless it's warmed up. It works well when used sparingly in blends. I do feel that the CO2 ginger oil is of superior quality and worth the extra money.

By: Shama, Houston, Texas
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Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 15-Jan-2008


Rating: Star
I don't smell ginger in this at all. It does smell spicy and "green." I plan to use this in a muscle/joint blend along with clove and nutmeg EOs.

By: Kassia, Grand Junction, Colorado
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Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 05-Mar-2008


Rating: Star
Truly a wonderful oil! I blend Ginger Root with Grapefruit, Orange, Lime, and a touch of Ylang Ylang - very little goes a long way.

By: Karen, Spring Hill, Florida
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Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 04-Dec-2007


Rating: Star
I'm not so crazy about the smell of ginger but for anyone who suffers from nausea of any kind ginger is an excellennt choice.

By: Joann, Williamstown, New Jersey
Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 19-Feb-2007


Rating: Star
This has more of a tang than spice to it than I was expecting. None the less, it's a highly aromatic oil. However, if you're looking for a spicier scent I recommend the Cinnamon Bark. It's much more appealing to the nose than Ginger Root.

By: Gloria, Mooresville, Indiana
Date:
Loyal Customer Since: 18-Sep-2007


Rating: Star
A terrific ginger EO. It smell spicy-woody and fresh. Excellent in CP soap. Scent stays true and strong. Blends wonderfully with any citrus EO, sandalwood, patchouli, cedarwood and rosewood.

By: Kelli, Point Du Chene, New Brunswick
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Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005


Rating: Star
Great essential oil and excellent price. I use this one in my Fight-A-Flu blend for its warming qualities. Can also be used for; aches and pains, arthritis, catarrh, chills, colds, cramp, debility, fatigue, fever, infections, loss of appetite, nausea, poor circulation, rheumatism, travel sickness, amenorrhoea, asthma, backache, bronchitis, dog bites, dysentery, dyspepsia, gout, head colds, headache, infection, laryngitis, malaria, morning sickness, nausea, snake bite, swelling. So many great uses this is a must have for any aromatherapist and this one is of highest quality.

By: Candice, Sarasota, Florida
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Loyal Customer Since: 29-Jan-2006


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