Ginger Grass Essential Oil (India)
Active Ingredient: Limonene: 4.4%, Menthadienols: 35.2%
Botanical Name: cymbopogan martini var sofia
Plant Part: Grass
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Ginger Grass is a perennial growing herbaceous plant with long slender stems and terminal flowering tops. The grass source of the essential oil and is very fragrant.
Color: Yellow to light brown liquid
Common Uses: The aromatherapy uses for Ginger Grass Essential Oil include improvement of circulation and blood flow, calming and reduction of stress, as well as the opening of sinus passages. From a spiritual perspective Ginger Grass Oil is viewed as mood uplifting, euphoric and as aphrodisiac oil. In the perfumery industry, Ginger Grass Oil is added to inject a sharp, green scent – particularly in men\'s colognes.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Cananga, Geranium, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Cedarwood and essential oils that are floral in nature.
Aromatic Scent: Ginger Grass Essential Oil has a sharp, green scent with pepper and lemon undertones. It is closely related to lemongrass, and customers should look to purchase ginger root if looking for the powdered spice aroma.
History: The distillation of Ginger Grass began in the eighteenth century.
General Information: Sunrise Botanics provides this essential oils guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils Canada, USA and Worldwide.