Skin Woes Will Go On Exile – Gingergrass Oil

The various problems of the skin that one faces annually, nobody really thinks that instead of spending big amounts on various chemically based skin care lotions and potions, one should actually invest in something that has rather long term effects and the assurance of enhancing the life of skin.

Ginger Grass oil is extracted from the fragrant ginger grass plant. It is a perennial plant that grows up to a maximum height of 9 feet. Ginger grass is indigenous to India and is found growing in Madagascar, Brazil and a few other parts of Asia. This herbaceous plant has long slender stems and terminal flowering tops.

Ginger grass plant is a member of the Poaceae plant family to which lemon grass, meadow grass and centipede grass belongs to. The leaves or the grass of this plant is green, fresh and unique with its special aroma. This relative of lemongrass is found growing in Maharashtra, India on a large scale. Ginger grass has spicy earth notes that make its presence significant in certain Ayurvedic and herbal formulations.

Ginger Grass essential oil has a strong green scent with a peppery and lemony touch. This oil is extracted from Ginger grass either through steam distillation method or water distillation method. The special aroma of this oil can be defined as grassy, sharp, woody, peppery, lemony and fatty sweet. Ginger grass essential oil blends well with Rosewood oil, Sandalwood oil, Cedarwood oil, Cananga oil, Geranium oil and few other floral essential oils.

Ginger grass can be grown in tropical and sub-tropical areas. The major chemical components of this oil are limonene, perillyl alcohol, myrcene and trans-p-m entha-2,8-dien-1-ol. This oil has tonic, analgesic, antiseptic, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, bactericidal, antidepressant, aphrodisiac and expectorant properties.

Ginger grass essential oil has been proved effective in promoting blood circulation, blood flow and the circulatory system. This oil has calmative properties that help in reducing stress and relaxing the mind. It opens up sinus passages, reduces stress, and uplifts the mood.

Treated with the spicy powers of this natural oil are -

  • Acne
  • Nervous exhaustion
  • Mood fluctuations
  • Sore throat
  • Viral infections
  • Vaginitis
  • Intestinal infections
  • Urethritis
  • Headaches
  • Allergies

Sinus congestion are Blocked nasal passages, problematic breathing passages are also cleared with the help of this oil. With its aphrodisiac properties, Ginger grass oil helps in inducing sexual desire and stimulating mood fluctuations.

You should now have a look at our reference links -

  1. Antiseptic Ginger Grass Oil by bpb
  2. The Ginger Herb by Essortment
  3. Medicinal Plants by answers.com