Sugandha Kokila is produced from wild berries of the aromatic evergreen Cinnamomum glaucescens sustainably gathered from remote untouched regions of the Himalaya mountains in Nepal. Also known as Cinnamon Berry, the berries are steam distilled to derive the fragrant Sugandha Kokila essential oil. Sugandha Kokila has a remarkable aroma with top notes of fresh camphor and fruits and interesting undertones of green tea and dried mint leaves.
Aromatherapy uses of Sugandha Kokila include stimulant-like effects and anti-inflammatory applications. Try incorporating Sugandha Kokila into a carrier oil such as jojoba or avocado oil at 1% for a sports massage oil. Great for muscles and joints after workouts or physical activities and increased circulation. The principal constituents of the essential oil include Methyl-E-Cinnamate, 1.8-Cineol and Linalool.
Utilized by indigenous people for perfumery and traditional medicine. Sugandha Kokila can be found in beauty products, soaps, cosmetics, perfumes and more. The manufacturing of Sugandha Kokila is a community approach and by purchasing this oil you are supporting many Nepalese families in addition to encouraging conservation efforts for endemic species in the Himalayas.
- Botanical Latin Name: Cinnamomum glaucescens
- Country of Origin: Nepal
- Plant Parts: Fruits
- Cultivation Method: Wildcrafted
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Blends Well With: Ambrette, Bay Laurel, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Grapefruit, Ho Wood, Hyssop, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Marjoram, Orange, Oregano, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Peppermint, Indian Rosewood, Rose Otto, Sandalwood, Wintergreen