What does ginger essential oil blend well with?

I see this question often. With ginger essential oil being so popular (and for good reason), many want to know what they can blend it with. Not only that, but they want to know what blends are the best. Well, lets take a look here below, shall we?

List of Blending Options

  • Bergamot – Bergamot is a wonderful citrus fruit, and its oil works well for its digestive uses, which makes it a perfect pairing with ginger. It has plenty of other uses such as as an antibiotic, antiseptic, and so much more.
  • CedarwoodCedarwood oil is is fantastic to mix with as is great for helping with skin issues, stress, throat coughs, breathing issues and more.
  • Clove – Clove oil is great for helping to boost the immune system and fighting off a variety of health issues. It is also rich in a ton of minerals, which just adds to its awesomeness.
  • Coriander – The reason coriander essential oil works so well with ginger is due to its digestive properties, not to mention its host of other properties including being a fungacide, stimulant, and lipolytic.
  • Jasmine – Jasmine oil is fantastic as an antispasmodic, antidepressant, and as a sedative. It is also well known for its great scent.
  • Palmarosa – Palmarose is great to mix and blend together with ginger due to its digestive properties. It also acts as an antiviral, bactericidal, is hydrating, and so much more.
  • Patchouli – Patchouli essential oil is fantastic as a diuretic, antiphlogistic, fungicide, and as an insecticide. It is a wonderful oil to pair together with ginger.
  • Eucalyptus – Eucalyptus oil is a very common essential oil and a great friend of ginger oil. It works well as it is stimulating, anti-inflammatory, is a decongestant, and much much more.
  • Frankincense – Frankincense is another commonly known oil, and is often found in cosmetics. It is a wonderful disinfectant, carminative, cicatrisant, diuretic, and boost for digestion.
  • GeraniumGeranium essential oil is a wonderfully scented oil to blend with due to its antiseptic properties. Its also a fantastic anxiety reducer and haemostatic.
  • Orange – Orange oil has tons of uses, and is often used to flavor drinks and desserts. It has plenty of healthful properties as well, including being a tonic, an aphrodisiac, a sedative, an antidepressant, and more.
  • Ylang Ylang – Ylang-Ylang works well as a sedative, an antiseptic, and is well known for its hypotensive properties.
  • Grapefruit – Grapefruit, yes I said grapefruit oil, has plenty of health benefits. It has a plethora of antioxidants and is a great stimulant, among other things.
  • Juniper – Juniper oil is great to help with blood circulation issues and in getting toxins out of one’s body. This means it is often used for helping with things such as arthritis, rheumatism, and gout.
  • Lemon – One of my personal favorites, lemon oil is fantastic for the skin, stress, and fighting off disease by boosting the immune system. It also smells great and is wonderful for helping to alkalize your body.
  • Lime – Lime oil is a great one for viruses. It can help against certain viral infections that cause a lot of disease. Its also a wonderful bactericidal.
  • Mandarin – Mandarin essential oil is great for relaxing your nerves and works well as a cytophylactic, which means it helps to promote the growth of new cells in your body.
  • Rose – Rose oil is often known for its wonderful scent, of course, but it also helps to boost one’s self esteem and mental strength. It also works well as an antiviral and aphrodisiac.
  • Sandalwood – Sandalwood oil is known for many things, but its antiseptic qualities are one of the most widely mentioned among them. It also works well as a mild astringent and diuretic.
  • Vetiver – Vetiver essential oil works well as a nervine, meaning that it helps the overall health of your nerves.
  • Neroli – Neroli is good to use for when you feel like you really need a boost to aid in your depression. It helps to get rid of feelings of sadness and can help with feelings of happiness.

Well now, I hope that fully answered your question about some options to blend with your ginger oil. Luckily ginger is one of those essential oils that works well with many other oils, and is fantastic on its own, of course. Its also always a good idea to make sure that you’re using quality oils with any of these options, remember. To that end I highly recommend that you read this post, as DoTerra is easily one of the best companies out there on the market in terms of quality. Be sure to take a look at that review to see why.

Sources for this article:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24163946

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16190618

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12672151

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3538159/