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Galangal Root Essential Oil

Galangal Root Essential Oil

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Product Details

Botanical Name:

Kaempferia galanga

Country of Origin:

India

Extraction Method:

Steam Distilled

Plant Part:

Rhizomes

Aromatic Scent:

Sweet woody aroma with subtle spice

Blends Well With:

Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cinnamon, Clove, Coriander, Cypress, Elemi, Fennel, Frankincense, Ginger Root, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Sweet Marjoram, Myrrh, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Vetiver

KidSafe®:

Yes

Pregnancy Safe:

No

Nursing Safe:

Yes

Pup & Pony Safe:

Yes

Shelf Life:

1 Year

Cautions:

Harmful if swallowed. Keep out of reach of children. Discontinue use if skin irritation/sensitivity occurs. If pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. External use only.

Safety Data Sheet:

SDS Report

With its soft spice and sweet, woody aroma, Galangal offers a warm and comforting experience. This aromatic perennial herb is part of the Zingiberaceae family, with notable relations being Ginger, Ginger Lily, Turmeric, and Cardamom. Considered one of several plants with the name Galangal, Kaempferia galanga actually has multiple common names, including sand ginger, maraba, galanga, resurrection lily, false galangal, and aromatic ginger.

Its impressive historical resume includes traditional use throughout Asia, from Ayurvedic systems to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Believed to support the nervous system, Galangal has long been used to encourage rest and relaxation. Investigations into two particular compounds within the plant, ethyl-cinnamate and ethyl (E)-para-methoxycinnamate, are believed to be primary contributors to the mind and body’s calm response to this oil’s natural characteristics. This makes it a great choice to diffuse before going to bed to encourage a good night’s rest. Its benefits go far beyond being just a great nighttime companion, though — Galangal has a wide array of uses. Like other oils in the ginger family, this is a great resource to reach for when you’re in need of some digestion support or want to warm up tense, tight muscles. Its calming properties may also ease feelings of discomfort that arise from coughing, congestion, and head and neck tension.
Aromatic - Diffuse using 2-3 drops per 100 mL of water or use in a personal inhaler. Topical - Dilute to 0.5-1% in a carrier.
The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that essential oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a medical doctor who is also qualified in clinical aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.

This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Bottles are filled by volume. Some bottle sizes may not be filled to the top, but do contain the volume of oil specified.