Ginger Essential Oil | doTERRA Therapeutic Grade


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Ginger Essential Oil when used as a kitchen spice provides a hot, earthy nature and adds a hot spicy flavor to a variety of dishes, and can help to support healthy digestion.

doTERRA Ginger essential oil newly sourced from Madagascar, is derived from the fresh rhizome of the ginger plant—the subterranean stalk of a plant that shoots out the root system. A featured ingredient in many Asian dishes, Ginger has a hot, fragrant flavor when used as a kitchen spice. In Western tradition, Ginger is most often used in sweets—gingerbread and ginger snaps being two examples. Internal use of Ginger is best known as a digestive aid and for helping to ease occasional indigestion and nausea.* Ginger essential oil can also be applied topically or inhaled for a soothing aroma. Ginger oil is a component of doTerra’s Digestzen blend.

Uses for Ginger Essential Oil

  • During a long car ride, diffuse or place a drop of ginger in the palm of your hand and inhale.
  • Apply over lower abdomen for a soothing massage.
  • Use Ginger essential oil in your favorite sweet and savory dishes.

Directions for Use for Ginger Essential Oil

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in four fluid ounces of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.

Cautions when using Ginger Essential Oil

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

Primary Benefits of Ginger Essential Oil

  • Internal use may help support healthy digestion*
  • Known as an internal use digestive aid to help ease occasional indigestion and nausea*
  • Soothing and calming aroma

Aromatic Description for Ginger Essential Oil

Hot, spicy

Collection Method for Ginger Essential Oil

Steam Distillation

Plant Part used for Ginger Essential Oil


Main Constituents of Ginger Essential Oil

α-zingiberene, beta-sesquiphellandrene