Gingergrass Essential Oil
- Botany: Gingergrass is a botanical cousin of lemongrass and is grown in India. It is part of the Poaceae botanical family.
- Part of Plant Used: Grass
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: None
- Chemistry: Gingergrass is comprised of monoterpenes (camphene, limonene, tricyclene) and esters (geranyl acetate, bornyl acetate).
- Circulatory: supports healthy circulation
- Nervous System: calming and balancing helping to reduce the impact of stress headaches and fatigue
- Respiratory: helps relieve sinus congestion
- Skin: soothes inflamed skin conditions
- Spiritual: represents the first four chakras: Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus, and Heart supporting the stability and emotions of love and relationships
- Scent Profile: Mid note with a sweet lemony yet spicy earthy aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Gingergrass can last up to 100 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Green
- Blends well with: Bergamot, Bergamot Mint, Black Spruce, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Opopanax, Orange, Peppermint, Roman Chamomile, Spike Lavender, Tea Tree, and Ylang Ylang
May cause skin irritation for those with sensitive skin.
Products Using Gingergrass Essential Oil
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.