Botanical Name: Cymbopogan martini var sofia
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Grass
Country of Origin: India
Pesticide/chemical free, wild crafted/organic.
Benefits: analgesic, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, uplifting, bactericidal, anti-depressant, revitalizing, decongestant, anthelmintic and insect repellant.
Scent: sharp, green scent with peppery and lemony undertones. It is closely related to lemongrass, so customers should look to purchase Ginger Root Essential Oil if the aroma closer to the powdered spice is desired.
MIND: warming aroma that calms the stressed, tensed and confused mind. Relieves anxiety and depression. The citrusy, peppery and spicy fragrance of this oil assists in revitalizing your nerves and uplifting your senses.
CONGESTION: Safe decongestant and expectorant that assists in discharging the mucous and phlegm deposits that lead to cough, cold, congestion and breathing difficulties.
MUSCLES & JOINTS: when used in bath and/or massage oil, helps by promoting blood circulation, eliminating toxic substances in the body causing pain and inflammation and supporting muscular relaxation.
SKIN: antiseptic, anti-fungal and bactericidal properties. Effective in treating pimples, black heads, boils, cuts, dermatitis, burns, ringworm, athlete’s foot, wounds and other skin infections. Effective in treating marks, scars and wrinkles, improving your skin tone, reducing marks and scars, augmenting the circulation and regenerating the formation of new skin cells.
INSECTS: a powerful insect repellent and as the most effective natural aid against mosquitoes since the ancient times.
Cautions: Gingergrass essential oil has slight phototoxic effect like the citrus oils, so do not go out in sun immediately after using it topically, to avoid the harmful effects of ultraviolet rays.