Entrepreneur Of Smells – Ginger Grass Oil

I know I’ll hear a unanimous “Yes” if I ask out loudly…Can something as meagre as a perfume that somebody is carrying…drive you nuts for a fraction of seconds? 

Reason being…I have mentioned this in another blog of mine…that…think about something that enters our body through our nose…nostrils…it has a direct dealing with our head…to be precise…our brain…and hence we are centrally controlled whenever this sense organ of ours stumbles across any exquisite scent or fatal stench…it climbs us right in the head…and that is exactly how it drives us mad…

 Ever wondered how the application and usage of something nice smelling on our bodies came to fore? Well…This too has quite an impressive history behind it… 

The word perfume used today derives from the Latin per fumus…which means “through smoke”…Unusual…I know…Okay…This Perfumery…or call it the art of making perfumes….this began way back in ancient Mesopotamia (Presently known as Iran) and Egypt and was further refined by the Romans and Persians

 Although perfume and perfumery also existed in the country India…much of its fragrances are incense based…Incense sticks you know right? 

They are those long slim sticks…which when come in contact with fire…gradually burn emitting smoke that has a strong yet pleasing smell… 

The earliest distillation of Ittar…Arabic meaning scent…was mentioned in the Hindu Ayurvedic text Charaka Samhita…The Harshacharita…written in 7th century in Northern India mentions use of fragrant agar wood oil…. 

The Egyptians as part of their religious rituals first used perfume…The two principal methods of use at the time was the burning of incense and the application of balms and ointments…Perfumed oils were applied to the skin for either cosmetic or medicinal purposes… 

Ginger Grass Oil…in the present scenario is the topmost oil that has replaced other traditional oils in the fragrance industry…Ginger grass oil has the ability to emotionally uplift mood when feeling low or stressed out…Not only that…Its application provides relief from – 

  • Anxiety
  • Tension
  • Headaches 

Its energizing property fights fatigue and provides revitalization…Amazingly enough massaging this improves blood circulation and provides calmness…Ginger grass oil very effectively treats- 

  • Cold
  • Cough
  • Sinusitis
  • Throat allergies 

Other uses of ginger grass oil are for treatment of sore muscles…inflammation…muscle or joint pains etc… 

 Therapeutic properties of Ginger grass oil are – 

  • Analgesic
  • Antidepressant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antiseptic
  • Antiviral
  • Bactericidal
  • Expectorant
  • Tonic 

The process of steam distillation process is used for extraction of Ginger grass oil…The oil is derived from the grass of the plant Cymbopogan Martini...It has yellowish golden colour and a warm earthy aroma that is quite exotic and sensuous…Ginger grass oil can cause irritation to sensitive skins and thus should be used in a smaller area with dilution before application…

 Ginger grass oil blends well with geranium oil…rosewood oil…sandalwood oil…cedar wood oil…and other floral essential oils… 

Ginger grass Oil is extracted from the plant called ginger grass…Natural Ginger grass Oil has a brilliant fragrance and used in many perfumery products…Ginger grass Essential Oil has been continuously used in many herbal products since ages…Natural Ginger grass Oil is used in several medicines also…This is an essential component of aroma therapy…

Okay have a look at our reference links now…

  1. Ginger Grass Oil Stimulating by eHow
  2. Ginger Grass Essential Oil by bpb
  3. Ginger Grass Oil by Perfumers

Ginger Grass Oil – The Scent Of Nature

Mesmerizing and gripping it is to take in the smell of mud right after it rained…Or the smell that is emitted by a lady’s skin…after a shower with some of her fruity shower gels…or simply the aroma of a favourite dish…scorching hot…out of the oven…and for some it can simply be the smell of petrol and kerosene (Erm..I am too a self-confessed lover of these)…

Won’t you agree when I say that the smells…can be so powerful so as to take one’s mind in absolute control and making him forget the before and afters of taking in the smell…?

I know you will…Because this is something no one can deny…

You now…I am mad about smells…scents to be precise that I keep the empty bottles of the perfumes that I wore sometime in a memorable celebration…Because it brings back the nostalgia…the memories…You now…simply sniffing from the head of the bottle…

Anyway…What I am here to discuss here is…Ginger Grass oil…An oil with an amazingly powerful smell…that leaves the senses in trance…hypnotized and numb for a few seconds…One major for it being the top most choice of big perfume…colognes companies…

Ginger grass oil…commonly known as ginger grass essential oil has the ability to expressively strengthen mood when feeling low or stressed out….simply based on its scent…

Main ingredients of ginger grass oil provide relief from

  • Anxiety
  • Tension
  • Headaches
  • While energizing property fights fatigue and provides revitalization

All this and more…owing to its powerful scent…

Gingergrass essential oil improves blood circulation and provides calmness….Also it very effectively treats

  • Cold
  • Cough
  • Sinusitis
  • Throat allergies

Ginger grass oil can vary in colour from pale yellow to a darker amber colour and the viscosity also ranges from medium to watery….It is a strong smelling oil…spicy…sharp…warm and with a hint of lemon and pepper…which smells of actual ginger…

You ask me about its being…then well…The Ginger grass is a tall perennial grass reaching up to 1.5 metres high….Thin pale yellow oil found in India…This is a perennial growing herbaceous plant with long slender stems and terminal flowering tops….The grass from source of the essential oil is very fragrant…From a spiritual perspective Ginger Grass is viewed as a mood uplifting…euphoric…aphrodisiac inducing oil….In the perfumery industry…Ginger Grass oil is added to inject a sharp…green scent…particularly in men’s colognes….Ginger Grass blends well with cananga…geranium…rosewood…amyris…sandalwood…guaiacwood…cedarwood and essential oils….Understand….It is also closely related to Lemongrass….but please do not confuse it with the same…

Ginger grass oil is renowned as volatile oil and mostly used as essential oil…Perennial ginger grass undergoes through steam distillation method consequently oil is extracted which is exceedingly of great value….Although it has strong odour but it is likeable and resistible…The colour of the watery and thin oil varies from brownish yellow to brownish red. It is chemically composed of myrcene…perillyl alcohol…limonene…Ginger grass oil is absolutely commodious for perfumery and in manufacturing enhancive goods…This essential oil is completely insoluble in water…It is generally used by aroma therapist…hence helpful in harmonizing psychological pain…. 

Updated? No please have a look at our references…

  1. Essential Oils And Discussions by faculty.ucr.edu
  2. How To Simulate Ginger grass Oil by eHow
  3. Ginger Grass Oil by Perfumes