If you’ve ever had a cold or sore throat, chances are that your mom or someone at your home gave you ginger tea to drink. It is one of the most favourite ghar-ka-nuska for Indians to treat colds, congestion, or cough. Do you know why? Because ginger has potent anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that help relieve throat inflammation and colds.

In India, ginger has been used for its medicinal properties for ages. Ginger essential oil is spice oil extracted from the ginger rhizome using a distillation process. There are many uses of ginger essential oil for your holistic well-being.

Read this blog to know the benefits of ginger essential oil and how to use it to improve your health.

Ginger Essential Oil: Benefits & How to Use

Aroma Magic Ginger essential oil is 100% nature-derived and has a strong, warm aroma. It is one of the most popular spice essential oils.

There are several benefits of using ginger essential oil. From relieving pain to improving digestion, it can be used to treat ailments affecting both the body and mind. Take a look at some of the most popular benefits of ginger essential oil:

  1. Relieves Joint Pain
    Ginger essential oil has potent anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce inflammation and swelling in your joints and muscles, relieving pain and discomfort. The topical application of ginger oil can help treat arthritis.

    How to use
    Mix 10-15 drops of Ginger essential oil with Jojoba oil. Add this mixture to a bottle and shake it well. Use this as a massage oil for relieving joint pain.

  2. Supports Digestion
    Pure ginger essential oil is one of the most effective natural remedies for indigestion, diarrhea, and stomach aches. It can also be used as an effective treatment for nausea and vomiting.

    How to use
    To use Aroma Magic ginger essential oil for indigestion and stomach ache, add 1-2 drops of the oil to a glass of water and drink it slowly.

    For nausea, diffuse 2-3 drops of ginger oil and inhale its aroma. Inhaling ginger oil can also help during motion sickness.

  3. Relieves Cold Symptoms
    A blocked nose or nasal congestion can be frustrating, right? Ginger essential oil can help! The antiviral and antibacterial properties of ginger oil make it an excellent remedy for respiratory illnesses like colds and flu.

    Ginger is a natural expectorant, meaning it can help open up your airways and reduce chest congestion. It also helps thin out your mucus, making it easier for the mucus to drain from your nose and throat.

    How to use
    Add water to your diffuser till the fill line. To this, add 2 drops of Ginger, Tea Tree, and Eucalyptus essential oils and let it diffuse. This essential oil blend works wonders to provide relief from cold and congestion.

  4. Eases Anxiety
    Another use of ginger essential oil is that it can help reduce stress. The warm aroma of ginger oil has a calming effect on your mind and can help relieve anxiety. It also has stimulating properties that can energize your mind and boost your confidence. You can also use ginger oil for insomnia, as it can help improve your sleep quality.

    How to use
    In a diffuser, add water and 2-3 drops of ginger oil. Inhaling the aroma of ginger oil helps infuse positivity in the surroundings and creates an energetic ambience.

    You can also mix ginger essential oil with other aromatherapy oils in the diffuser. A blend of ginger, orange, and geranium essential oils can act as a mood-booster and reduce stress.

  5. Treats Headaches
    Ginger oil benefits people who have headaches and migraines. Applying ginger oil topically can help stimulate blood flow and relax tense muscles, reducing the intensity of the headache.

    How to use
    For migraines or tension headaches, dilute ginger essential oil with a carrier oil and massage it on the forehead, temples, and the back of your neck.

    You can also add 1-2 drops of ginger oil to your bath water to relax your mind and relieve headaches. Use warm water for this remedy.

Aroma Magic Blended Oils Made with Ginger Essential Oil

Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic has a wide range of Curative Oils formulated with a signature blend of essential oils. These oils offer natural solutions for common ailments. Two blended oils from this range are enriched with the goodness of Ginger essential oil and help you treat body pain and headaches naturally.

  • Body Ache Curative Oil: It is formulated with a blend of ginger, helichrysum, and sweet marjoram essential oils. It helps reduce tissue inflammation, relaxes muscles, and reduces joint pain and stiffness.

  • Headache Curative Oil: It is an effective natural remedy for headaches. This blended oil is infused with the goodness of ginger, basil, and lavender essential oils. It soothes your nerves and helps relieve headaches.


There are many uses and benefits of ginger essential oil for your overall well-being. Applying it topically, diffusing it, or using it for a warm aromatic bath can help you treat a host of ailments affecting your physical as well as mental health. Incorporating this potent source of antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties into your self-care routine is a simple way to keep yourself healthier and happier.