Galangal Oil

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Botonical NameAlpina Officinalis/Galangal
Country of OriginIndia
Color & OdorYellow to olive brown liquid
SolubilitySoluble in Alcohol and oils & insoluble in water.
Major ConstituentsN/A
Extraction MethodSteam Distillation

DESCRIPTION
Galangal is a yellow to olive brown liquid that is steam distilled from the dried comminuted rhizomes of the plant. Galangal is the dried root of the plant which found mainly in eastern Himalayas and south west India. It is used as a spice and has wide usage in various medicinal preparations.

COMMON NAMES
Low-John Root, False ginger Oil

BLENDS WITH:
It can blends well with Ylang ylang

CONSTITUENTS
It contains Ethyl cinnamate (25%), Ethyl p-methoxycinnamate (30%), P-methoxycinnamic acid

USES
Used as spice, this oil also finds wide application in various medicinal preparations. It is useful in respiratory troubles and in rheumatism & catarrhal affections, especially in bronchial catarrh.a

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