Ginger Lily Essential Oil
It is an annual herb with horizontal root-stock and tubesous root fibres, leaves are 30 cms or at times more than that in length.
Uses & Benefits:
- Due to its woody,spicy & peculiar odour like roots, it is used in perfume formulations.
- It is used in hair oil especially to prevent baldness and hairfall and makes them more manageable.
- It is useful in local inflammations, nausea, asthma, bronchitis, hiccups and in pain.
- It counteracts had mouth taste and smell.
Ginger Lily Essential Oil Specification:
Botanical Name: Hedychium spicatum
Common name: Hedychium oil
Mode of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Roots
Note Classification: Middle
Appearance: Pale yellow viscous liquid
Organoleptic Properties: Warm woody, slightly spicy, slightly sweet smell
Refractive Index at 20 °C: 1.4800 – 1.4890
Specific Gravity at 20 °C: 0.8700- 0.885
Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Storage: Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers
Blends With: Lavender, Geranium, Clary Sage, Cajeput, Cassia and Cedarwood
Constituents: p-methoxy cinnamic acid, sesquiterpenes and methyl paracumarine acetate etc.