Pale yellow viscous liquid with warm woody, slightly spicy, slightly sweet smell
Description : 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.
Constituents & Specifications : Hedychium oil has various chemical compounds that include ethyl ester of p-methoxy cinnamic acid, sesquiterpenes and methyl paracumarine acetate. It also contains sitosterol and its glycoside. Specific Gravity : 1.4800 - 1.4890 @ 25 DegreeC Refractive Index : 1.4800 - 1.4890 @ 20 DegreeC
Properties : It is anti-inflammator, bactericide, carminative, fungicide, stomachic, tonic and expectorant, febrifuge, excitant, stimulant and anti-rheumatic.
Benefits & Uses :
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.