Sugandh Mantri essential oil is derived from Homalomena Aromatica which is a plant native to Southeast Asia. It belongs to the citrus family, thus it has a typical smell of its own. This plant is commonly known as the Gandhi Root. It is often used for its aromatic properties and its rhizomes are sometimes used in traditional medicine and perfumery as well as Hawan Samagri for their pleasant fragrance.
Sugandh mantri is used in traditional medicine particularly in Ayurveda as it is believed to have respiratory benefits like cough and congestion. Its oil is sometimes used in aromatherapy for its calming and soothing effect.
It is important to note that while sugandh mantri has a history of traditional use, scientific research on its medicinal properties is limited.
The rhizomes of sugandh mantri is distilled by steam distillation method as it is renowned for its unique and pleasant aroma. The fragrance profile is often described as sweet, woody and balsamic. The aromatic quality of gandhi root is much valuable in the perfume industry where its essential oil is used to add depth and complexity to fragrances.
Sugandh mantri essential oil contents various chemical constituents that contribute to its unique fragrance and potential medicinal properties. some of the major components are linalool (30-60%) methyl eugenol etc.
Method of Extraction :
It is distilled by steam distillation method of the rhizomes.
Health Benefits :
Olfactive Description :
Fresh, warm, woody, earthy. hint of sweetness, minty