The saying goes, "Cold starts from the feet." In the cold winter, adding ginger essential oil to warm water for a foot bath can effectively drive away the cold and promote sleep.
Add 2-3 drops of ginger essential oil to warm water at around 40 degrees Celsius, stir with your hands, and soak your feet for 20 minutes. Be sure to add hot water at any time, and drink water before and after soaking.
In the winter, girls who are afraid of the cold always feel like they can't wear enough clothes. Actually, this is all caused by body coldness! We can cleverly use ginger root essential oil to get rid of dampness and coldness and improve our overall health.
When taking a bath at night, add 5-8 drops of ginger essential oil to hot water, stir, and soak in the bath for 15 minutes. This helps improve blood circulation, warm up the body, get rid of dampness, and improve body coldness.
Ginger essential oil contains gingerols and zingiberene, which can stimulate blood circulation under the skin when applied to bruises and swelling. It has a good dispersant effect on bruises caused by injuries and can treat injuries.
Mix 5 drops of ginger essential oil with 20 milliliters of carrier oil and apply it to the affected area for massage. It can effectively dissipate blood stasis and relieve pain.
Many shoulder, neck, waist, and back joint pains are caused by poor blood circulation and lactic acid accumulation in the muscles, resulting in stiffness and pain. Ginger's warm and hot properties can promote circulation and achieve a good effect in relieving pain caused by lactic acid accumulation.
Mix 3 drops of ginger root essential oil, 2 drops of lavender essential oil, and 10 milliliters of carrier oil. Apply to the shoulder, neck, or joint pain area for massage. Alternatively, drop 3-5 drops of ginger essential oil on a hot towel, and apply it to the painful area, which can relieve muscle soreness and promote blood circulation.
Traditional Chinese medicine has recorded that ginger has the effect of promoting hair growth. Therefore, using ginger essential oil to care for hair can reduce hair loss and promote hair growth.
Mix 2-3 drops of ginger root essential oil with shampoo, massage the scalp, and rinse after 5 minutes. This can stimulate the metabolism of the scalp, promote the growth of new hair, prevent hair loss, and strengthen hair roots.
Female uterine coldness can cause menstrual volume to gradually decrease, irregular cycles, and intermittent flow. Using ginger essential oil can warm and nourish the body, warm the uterus to dispel cold, promote blood circulation, and improve dysmenorrhea, irregular menstruation, etc.
Mix 3 drops of ginger essential oil, 2 drops of geranium essential oil, 1 drop of rose essential oil, and 10 milliliters of carrier oil. Apply evenly to the abdomen and gently massage in a circular motion for easy absorption.
If you find yourself with the initial symptoms of a cold such as a stuffy nose or headache, using ginger essential oil can relieve headache and alleviate cold symptoms.
Mix 3 drops of ginger essential oil with 3 drops of eucalyptus essential oil, drop in hot water or a hot towel, and inhale the steam directly.
The saying "Eat radish in winter and ginger in summer" is because ginger can promote the secretion of gastric acid and help digest food. Proper use of ginger essential oil can promote gastric juice secretion, assist in digestion, relieve flatulence, and improve stomach coldness.
Mix 3 drops of ginger essential oil with 10 milliliters of carrier oil, apply to the area around the navel, and massage to stimulate digestion, relieve flatulence, and improve stomach bloating and pain.
Ginger essential oil has so many amazing uses in daily life and is an essential tool for maintaining good health and comfort, regardless of whether you are of a warm or cold constitution, or are weak and fatigued.