Ginger is a common ingredient of the Indian kitchen. Its medicinal qualities are world renowned. This perennial herb grows from three to four feet in height, with a thick spreading tuberous rhizome. Ginger roots are used widely as a spice or food additive. A few people mix it with sweet almond oil or with a liquid cream. This mixture is applied to obtain a glowing skin.Just like the herb and the root, ginger grass is also proven to be full of curative values.The ginger grass oil is extracted from the grass of the ginger plant and is used for aromatherapy.
This oil is knownas Ginger grass oil and is found in India, Africa and France.
The scientific name of this curative lubricant is Cympopogan Martini Var Sofia. The chemical composition constitutes of Menthadienols and Limonene. This light brown oil is prepared with using the process of steam distillation and develops a sharp scent with slight hints of lemon as well as pepper.
The oil of ginger grass is one of the finest essential oils. This curative aroma oil can be used as it is or can be blended with other essential oils like - Sandalwood, Rosewood, Geranium, Cedarwood and Cananga oil to bring out its therapeutic properties.
It is important to note a few precautions before using this oil. Firstly, the high concentration of dilution in this oil is known to cause irritation to people who have a sensitive skin. Also, the ginger essential oil is not recommended to pregnant women.
This aroma oil is a favorite amongst young adults because of its benefits for the skin especially. Along with the skin, this healing oil is said to cure a number of health issues. People suffering from low blood pressure must use this oil. It aids in removing toxins from the body and restricts problems such as arthritis, gout, and renal calculi to name a few.
A few doctors recommend ginger grass oil for people who suffer from libido issues. This oil is an aphrodisiac and helps in uplifting sexual urges of an individual. Another less known yet very useful consumption of this oil is for treating patients with cancer.
The therapeutic properties of the ginger essential oil summarize it as being oil that is an effective analegesic, anti-emetic, laxative, stimulant, antispasmodic, and carminative. It is also an excellent bactericidal, cephalic, febrifuge, antiseptic, expectorant, stomachic, tonic, rubefacient and sudorific in nature.