Organic Gingergrass Essential Oil
- Organic Gingergrass essential oil is an all-around sunny day. It improves the mood, calms the mind, increases concentration and warms the heart. This a great oil to carry around with you everywhere you go!
Farming Method Certified Organic Country of Origin India Plant Part Grass Scientific Name Cymbopogon martini var. sofia Application Method Bath, Diffusion, Topical
Gingergrass is the spicy cousin of Lemongrass and popular sibling of Palmarosa. Its spicy and warming qualities are excellent for moving congestion and getting the blood flowing. Gingergass helps with depression, stress, poor concentration and is wonderful for bad days when you need a little sunshine. Another great use for Gingergrass is for the common aches and pains that can afflict the body. Gingergrass stimulates the circulatory system, increasing blood flow and reducing inflammation, reducing pain from joints, sore muscles and headaches.
Following is a list of conditions Gingergrass essential oil addresses by category.
Skin Care: Wrinkles, acne, wounds, blemishes, scars.
Respiratory System: Sinus issues, congestion, head colds.
Musculoskeletal System: Joint and muscle pain, sore muscles.
Circulatory System: Sluggish blood flow.
Nervous System: Stress, low mood, depression, foggy mind, low concentration, headaches.
Reproductive System: Low libido.
Other: Mosquito repellent.
For Whole Body Massage: Use essential oil up to 2% maximum in any carrier oil. 2% is approximately 1 teaspoon (5ml) of essential oil per 1 cup (250 ml) of carrier oil, or about 10 drops essential oil to a tablespoon (15 ml) of carrier oil.
Wrinkles, acne, wounds, blemishes, scars: Topical Application.
Sinus issues, congestion, head colds: Diffusion, Topical Application.
Joint and muscle pain, sore muscles: Topical Application, Aromatic Bath.
Sluggish blood flow: Topical Application, Whole Body Massage.
Stress, low mood, depression, foggy mind, low concentration: Diffusion, Topical Application, Whole Body Massage.
Headache: Diffusion, Topical Application.
Low libido: Diffusion, Topical Application, Aromatic Bath.
Mosquito repellent: Diffusion.
Avoid during pregnancy.
Gingergrass was used in India all the way back in the 18th century for poor circulation, stress and skin care. It was added in soaps and perfumery due to its uplifting and healing properties and has continued to be in soaps, perfumes and skin care products to this day.
About the Plant
Gingergrass is an herbaceous and fragrant grass that is native to India, thriving in moist soil environments. It grows densely up to around nine feet with long slender stems and flowering tops.
Where it Grows
Gingergrass is a welcome, much better priced, substitute for Rosewood Essential Oil. Both contain mainly linalool, which is largely responsible for the therapeutic effect of both oils. Since there is currently no organic rosewood on the market, Gingergrass may be used in any formulation where organic Rosewood is required.
Scent: Grassy, spicy, ginger-like and warm
Fragrance Note: Middle