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Galangal Root Essential Oil

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Description

A secret ingredient in massage oil blends, Galangal Root essential oil is a must to any EO collection. 

 

Galangal Root essential oil is extracted from the stem of a plant in the ginger family, which also includes Turmeric and Cardamom. Galangal is best known as a popular culinary seasoning in many Asian cuisines where it adds heavenly flavor and aroma to Thai and Vietnamese soups and other foods. This aromatic botanic is closely related to ginger, being slightly larger and woodier.

 

Galangal Root juice is combined with lime and other herbs in Southeast Asia to make a tonic beverage for general wellness support. Like ginger and other herbs in the Zingiberaceae family, it is often used in culinary dishes for healthy digestion. The essential oil is pungent and useful in massage blends where it is often so employed in Southeast Asia.

 

It is distilled from the rhizome (underground stem) of the plant.

 

 **Euro droppers are not included with 4 oz bottles** 

Details

Botanical Name: Alpinia galanga

Origin: Indonesia

Method: Steam Distillation

Plant Part: Rhizomes

Note: Middle

Family: Zingiberaceae

Blends Well With: Ginger, Cinnamon and other spices

Aroma: Saccharine, potent, candy-like

Consistency: Thin

Color: Clear to Amber

Reports
Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Galangal Root batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Alpinia galanga. No contamination or adulteration was detected.

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Safety & Shelf life

Safety: If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician.


Shelf Life: 2-3 Years

How to Use

Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.

Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.

DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.


IMMUNITY: Combine 40 drops Galangal Root, 30 drops Ginger and 30 drops Clementine in an amber glass stock bottle. Add to your diffuser during colder months.
CLEAN: In a glass spray bottle, add 1 oz grain alcohol, 40 drops Galangal Root, 30 drops Tea Tree and 10 drops Cinnamon Bark. Let sit for an hour before adding 2 oz of distilled water. Spray onto dirty surfaces and wipe clean.
PURIFY: Diffuse Galangal Root and Hyssop to clear the air.
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