Essential Oil Features:
Extraction: use solvent extraction for flowers;
Smell: Strong floral aroma, reminiscent of white flowers.
Fragrance intensity: medium to strong
Main ingredients: menthyl benzoate, menthyl anthranilate, benzyl alcohol, butyric acid, eugenol, nerol, farnesol, and geraniol.
Main origin: Central America, Morocco, Egypt, India, Taiwan, China
Raw plant: Tuberose. It blooms from July to September. The flower shape is similar to that of Hippeastrum. Essential oil can be extracted from the flowers. There are multi-petal varieties for ornamental purposes, and single-petal varieties used as spices.
Scientific name: Polianthes tuberosa; Subject: Agaveceae.
Among the floral essential oils, the fragrance is one of the richest and most elegant. The essential oils are often used as perfume raw materials.
Although the English name includes rose, it is a totally different agave plant in botanical analogy. Also called Yuexiaxiang, the fragrance is more wonderful under the moonlight, and there is a fragrance all day long after being removed. Therefore, it is also called the goddess of night in Indonesia.
It also has the effect of keeping skin moist and preventing skin from aging and drying. However, the extraction efficiency of essential oils is very low and it is expensive essential oil. An ancient method was used to extract essential oils, without the need for heating, but by immersing the floral fragrance in the oil for alcohol treatment. This method is time-consuming and is not used today. Undoped tuberose essential oil will solidify at low temperatures.
Tuberose is a tall, slender, tender perennial plant with slender leaves and tuber-like roots. Its flower shape is similar to that of a lily. It is currently cultivated around the world to obtain fresh cut flowers; however, it is still used as a raw material for extracting essential oils in Egypt, China, France, and Morocco.
Tuberose essential oil is generally not used in aromatherapy, but it is a very good perfume ingredient in the perfume industry. It is said to have narcotic properties, but there are no adequate data on safe use.
Effects on the skin:
Prevents rough skin. Revitalize aging skin;
Topical application is mainly suitable for aging mature skin and repair of damaged skin. Hydrating and preventing eczema prevent skin moisture loss, dry and aging, smoother and more vibrant skin. Improves allergies, inflammation, eczema, and atopic dermatitis, especially suitable for treating baby’s facial eczema. Repairs damaged hair cells and regenerate shine. Makes hair flowing and radiant improves dryness and does not conform.
Effects on the body:
Traditional Indian medicine Ayurveda often uses tuberose to deal with children’s various problems, such as fetal poisoning, baby night crying, frightening, etc .; a powerful analgesic effect, very effective in treating muscle stiffness.
Effect on mood:
Make your mood positive and optimistic; refresh your mind.
Usually used to deal with psychological issues. At the same time calm down adults and children. It can soothe the feelings of being bullied, insulted, and misunderstood. When the huge trauma of life is encountered, Tuberose’s kinetic energy can make people quickly transition to the next stage.
Used in homemade perfumes.
use: Softens the skin.
Matching essential oils:
Neroli oil, jasmine oil, ylang-ylang oil, rose oil, carnation oil.
Note: There is very weak phototoxicity, which needs to avoid a lot of long-term use;