Ginger essential oil has been shown to soothe nausea. Here’s how to use it!
People have used ginger to calm nausea for centuries.
More recently, studies have proven that ginger can actually relieve nausea! Ginger had this effect when inhaled and applied topically.
Today, we’ll be using ginger oil for nausea in this DIY inhaler recipe.
We’ll also be using two other essential oils that can relieve nausea in your stomach: bergamot and anise.
This recipe can help relieve nausea.
It relieves spasms and relaxes your muscles.
You can keep this inhaler device with you and use it as needed. It’s a great travel companion, and it can help soothe your stomach if you’ve eaten something that doesn’t agree with you, or if you’re feeling stressed and “butterflies in your stomach.”
But this recipe Not suitable for pregnant women or those with bleeding disorders, It contains anise. I will share more specific safety info below.
First, let’s get to the recipe!
A steady stomach inhaler with ginger for nausea
- 8 drops of bergamot essential oil (Citrus bergamia)
- 4 drops of ginger essential oil (Zingiber officinale)
- 3 drops of anise essential oil (Pimpinella anisum)
Making an essential oil inhaler is simple – even if you’ve never done it before!
You will need an inhaler blank with a cotton or polyester wick.
All you have to do is insert the wick into the inhaler and drop your essential oils directly on the wick. You can Watch the process with our co-founder, Andrea Bottgi, in this video.
About these essential oils for nausea
Bergamot essential oil
Bergamot is a refreshing, warm citrus essential oil rich in its ingredients Yanalil acetate.
Studies have shown that linyl acetate helps relax smooth muscles and calm spasms. This is definitely what we want in a combination to relieve nausea! The fruity aroma of bergamot oil relaxes you emotionally. Inspires serenity and happiness.
Ginger essential oil
Sweet and Spicy Ginger Oil contains both monoterpenes And the Syskitterpennes.
These two chemical families contribute to the oil’s ability to soothe pain and inflammation, relax muscles, and relieve nausea. Sesquiterpenes are known for their calming and grounding effects in general, while many monoterpenes (including those in ginger oil) are more energizing and revitalizing.
Because it combines in ginger oil, it creates a sense of emotional stability and courage – a desire to engage more freely in life.
Anise essential oil
Anise is a warm and spicy essential oil with an irresistible scent, similar to that of licorice!
it contains Transanthole, An effective ingredient to soothe cramping that relaxes muscles – and it also comes with some important safety considerations.
at Essential Oils Safety, Second EditionTisserand and Young recommends avoiding anise essential oil if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or if you have endometriosis, estrogen-related cancer, or a bleeding disorder.
Also, do not use anise if you are taking anticoagulant medications. It is very strong for sensitive skin and for children under 5 years old.
If you want to skip the anise oil in this recipe, just substitute the cardamom (Eleitaria Hill).
I hope my steady stomach inhaler helps you feel calm, reassured and balanced!