Gingergrass Essential Oil

Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Cympopogan martini var sofia

Source Location

Plant part used

India

Grass

Extraction Method

Color

Steam distillation

Yellow to brown

Consistency

Aroma Strength

Thin

Strong

Fragrance

Lemony, spicy, sharp, peppery

Benefits/Uses/Systems

Respiratory health: sinus congestion, allergies, viral infections, flu, colds; skin issues: acne, eczema, dermatitis, oily skin; circulation, pain, muscle aches, sore throat, vaginitis, urethritis, intestinal infection, headaches; calming, nervous exhaustion

Blends Well With

Geranium, Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Rosewood, Rose, Jasmine, Ylang Ylang, Lavender

Main Constituents

Limonene, geraniol, carvone

Properties

analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral, tonic, hydrating

Safety

Use diluted to avoid sensitization. Avoid when pregnant, on children and infants. NOTE: Gingergrass is NOT a blend of ginger and lemongrass!