Ginger CO2 - Organic

Zingiber officinale Roscoe

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The aroma of our organic Ginger CO2 extract is rich, very warm, spicy, deeper and more complex than the aroma of distilled Ginger yet smells just like a very fresh and very alive Ginger root. Ginger CO2 is a dark brownish-red oil and is quite strong, so it is best to use it in low percentages. We find that the CO2

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Selected size SKU:390-015 - Ginger CO2 - Organic 15 ml (1/2 oz)

Sample 1 ml (1/30 oz)
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15 ml (1/2 oz)
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30 ml (1 oz)
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59.14 ml (2 oz)
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118.29 ml (4 oz)
$86.75
236.58 ml (8 oz)
$155.00
473.17 ml (16 oz)
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1 kg (2 1/5 lb)
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The aroma of our organic Ginger CO2 extract is rich, very warm, spicy, deeper and more complex than the aroma of distilled Ginger yet smells just like a very fresh and very alive Ginger root. Ginger CO2 is a dark brownish-red oil and is quite strong, so it is best to use it in low percentages. We find that the CO2 extracts of the spice oils are preferable in aroma to the more commonly available steam distilled oils, especially with regard to perfumery. Their energetic and vibrant aroma is truer to that of the fresh plant material.

Zingiber officinale is native to the tropical coastal locales of India and is cultivated in most tropical and subtropical regions: Jamaica, southwest India, Indochina, Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), West Africa, south China, south Japan, and Central America, with smaller crops grown in Madagascar, Zanzibar, Indonesia, northwest Australia, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Cuba, and other areas of the West Indies.[1] The historical usage of Ginger is geographically and culturally vast and it is considered one of the oldest and most important aromatic plants.[2] Ginger was highly esteemed by the ancient Greeks and Romans who obtained it from Arabian traders via the Red Sea.[3]

Despite its long and storied history, Ginger Root essential oil has only more recently been included as a must-have in the collections of aromatherapists, natural perfumers and massage therapists alike. Many find it useful in massage formulas, both before and after exercise, and in chest and foot rubs. Inhaling the invigorating aroma of Ginger is an elevating experience for the senses that is enjoyed in many ways across cultures – and particularly while traveling between them. It has been reported by ethnobotanists that women in Senegal and Fouta-Djalon weave the rhizomes of Ginger into belts with the aim of engaging the dormant senses of their husbands.[4]  

For personal care, cosmetic and skin care formulas, the milder distilled essential oils of Ginger are recommended, rather than the more pungent and very potent Ginger CO2 extracts.[5] Ginger CO2 shines in natural perfumery blends where its deep and complex aroma brings an ambiance of warmth and intimacy.

1 Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin, 1960, p. 276.

2 Gildemeister, Eduard and Friedrich Hoffmann. Die Ätherischen Öle [The Volatile Oils], 3rd ed., Vol. I, 1931, p. 119.

3 Guenther, Ernest. The Essential Oils, Vol. V, 1952, pp. 106-7.

4 Valnet, M.D., Jean. The Practice of Aromatherapy, 1990, pp. 135-6.

5 Bowles, E. Joy. The Chemistry of Aromatherapeutic Oils, 3rd ed., 2003, pp. 168-9.

6 Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin, 1960, p. 278.

7 Tisserand, Robert and Rodney Young. Essential Oil Safety, 2nd ed., 2014, p. 295.

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Customer Reviews

Amazing

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This is lush, the aroma is so crisp and warm, I will be ordering a larger quantity next order. Thank you EB for offering this high quality EO.

Review by Lily 12/7/2016

Divine

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This precious oil is yet another reason why CO2 extracts need more attention. I've never smelled a more beautiful oil. Liquid gold.

Review by Cananga odorata 4/30/2016

EXACT ginger--PERFECT.

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I am completely sold on CO2 extracts for unbeatable authentic fragrance. Nothing beats the wholeness of the finished product that EB offers. I truly do enjoy EB's Organic Fresh Ginger as well, but it was not as close to a freshly cut root as the CO2. Perhaps a bad experience with a wretched dried rhizome version from another company will have forever left its putrid stain on my brain, but thankfully this ginger is here to mostly scrub that awful memory away with its fully ALIVE, crisp, prickly-tickly, *juicy* quality. It literally bursts with a fresh and urgent pungency that makes my mouth cascade. I can't wait to add this to some cardamom and coconut CO2 and see where that takes me! After smelling the Vanilla Bourbon CO2 and this ginger sample, I have wholeheartedly become an EB devotee. Life-changing company--feels like coming home! Thanks for all you good folks do!!

Review by Rebecca 4/13/2016

Fresh ginger

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Very mush like fresh ginger, a clean, true, and full fragrance. Both bright and invigorating with a slightly citrus-like quality, and with warm spiciness. I like it very much, though small amounts go a long way.

Review by M. 6/20/2014

Fresh Grated Ginger!

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This CO2 extract smells and tastes like fresh grated ginger root. I used it as a vaping flavor for my e-cig. Deliciously fresh. And just a few drops needed. It's very pungent and potent. It also has a strong golden yellow color that stains a little bit so be careful with clothing.

Review by Scully 4/30/2013

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