Using the method of steam distillation the oil we get from the roots of lovage plant is Lovage Root Oil which is quiet famous as a medicinal oil around the world. It is distilled out by super critical CO2 comprising of Ligusticum Chuanxiong Hort as its raw material. The oil appears to be of light brown color and is a combination of three main components :
The oil is very efficient in stimulation of blood cells and their circulation. It is the main ingredient in all the herbal medicines which promise to take care of irregular mensturation, joint pains, head aches, amenorrhea, etc. One might want to know the metallic configuration of the product, so it is recorded as Pb <2ppm, As <2ppm and Hg <2ppm. The oil is known as Levisticum officinalis in botanical study which has Warm, herbaceous and spicy smell. Lovage root oil has refractive index ranging from 1.533 to 1.560. The aromatic property of the oil makes it an appropriate index for soaps, creams, body lotions and several other beuty products. It has the tendency to smoothen rough and dry skin leaving back a glowing and whitened skin.