Ginger is a perennial herb that can stand up to about 3 – 4 feet high and has a thick spreading tuberous rhizome. The root of ginger is macerated and distilled over high heat, for extracting the oil.
Botonical Name : Zingiber Officinalis
Country of Origin : France
Color and Odor : Pale amber to greenish liquid @22C with Herbaceous odor
Solubility : Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils.
COMMON NAMES : Jamaica Ginger
BLENDS WITH : It can blend well with sandalwood, patchouli, rosewood, cedarwood, rose, coriander, frankincense, lime, orange, neroli, vetiver and bergamot.
CONSTITUENTS : This oil contains Zingiberene (40%), Ar-curcumene (20%). heptane, octane, isovaleraldehyde, nonanol, ethyl pinene, camphene, b-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, limonene, b-phellandrene and 1,8-cineole by GLC analysis