Tuberose or “Night queen” or “The Mistress of the Night” is grown widely in Central America and in India and is known for its mesmerizing smell. The tuberose essential oil which mainly contains benzyl alcohol, butyric acid, nerol , farnesol, geraniol, menthyl benzoate,and anthranilate and eugenol is obtained from the flowers of tuberose.Tuberose essential oil like the flowers has a sweet smell and has several health benefits as well and hence is used widely.
Mentioned below are some of the health benefits of tuberose essential oil
Helps Against Depression
Tuberose essential oil is useful as an antidepressant. It has a calming effect on the mind and helps get rid of anxiousness, depression and stress. It is wide application in the treatment of neurological ailments.
Acts As Aphrodisiac
Tuberose essential oil is found to increase the sex drive. Its romantic smell boosts libido .It improves sexual desire in both males as well as females due to its aromatic smell.
Helps Keep Body Odor Away
Tuberose essential oil is a very effective deodorant. It helps in keeping awful body odor away and makes one feel fresh and clean. Hence it is widely used as a perfume in combination with other essential oils.
Useful For The Respiratory System
Tuberose essential oil is good for the respiratory system. It helps to treat colds. It also helps in preventing the formation of phlegm.
Helps Treat Nausea
The sweet smell of tuberose essential oil helps in treatment of nausea. It has a calming effect and helps overcome dizziness and enhances general feeling of well being.
Useful In The Treatment Of Insomnia
Tuberose essential oil has sedative properties .It therefore helps induce sleep. It is therefore useful in the treatment of mild insomnia.
Provides Warmth To The Body
Tuberose essential oil enhances blood circulation and in turn provides warmth to the body. This property of tuberose essential oil comes handy in winter as massaging the body with this oil provides heat to the body and keeps it warm in winters.
Useful In The Treatment Of Dry Skin
Tuberose essential oil is useful in the treatment of dry skin. It helps to overcome various problems related to dried skin such as healing of cracks that appear on the skin due to dryness.
Helps Fight Infections
Tuberose essential oil has antibacterial and antifungal properties. It is therefore useful in the treatment of various infections especially skin infections.
Useful In The Treatment Of Convulsions And Cramps
Tuberose essential oil has antispasmodic properties. It is therefore useful in the treatment of spasms and takes care of convulsions and cramps in the body.
Useful In The Treatment Of Joint Pains
It has analgesic properties and it also improves the blood circulation to the limbs. Hence it is useful in the treatment of joint pains and can be used in the treatment of arthritis.
Controls Excessive Sebum In Hair
Tuberose essential oil is found to control excess hair oil and hence it helps control excessive sebum in hair and is thus good for the hair.
Anti Inflammatory Agent
Tuberose essential oil has anti-inflammatory properties and hence it can be used effectively to control inflammations.
Used In The Treatment Of Diarrhea
Tuberose essential oil is useful in the treatment of internal pain and cramps and is found to be useful against intestinal cramps and helps control diarrhea.
Good For Erectile Dysfunction
Since tuberose essential oil improves blood circulation to the extremities it is useful for men who are suffering from erectile dysfunction. It helps in overcoming impotence in men.