Hedychium Essential Oil
Active Ingredient: Curzarenone: 23.25%
Botanical Name: Hedychium spicatum
Plant Part: Fruit
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: The Hydacheim plant grows to up to 3 feet tall (1 Meter) with leaves 16 inches long by 4 inches wide. The flower spikes have individual flowers that are yellow with reddish stamens.
Color: Olive brown to olive green slightly viscous liquid.
Common Uses: Hedychium Essential Oil is used in perfumery but also has therapeutic properties such as carminative, stimulant, tonic, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antibiotic and antiasthmatic.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Lavender, Geranium, Clary Sage, Cajeput, Cassia, and Cedarwood.
Aromatic Scent: Hedychium Essential Oil has an aroma that is a blend of warm woody notes with a soft hint of spice, and a touch of soft floral.
History: Traditionally, an extraction of the root is used in ayurdevic medicine as an anti-nausea agent. Research indicates that the oil has a slightly tranquilizing action, as well.
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.