Galangal | Essential oil (10ml)

This root, part of the ginger family, grows in various parts of Asia and is a staple herb in Cambodian cooking. The best part about galangal, though, is the way it fights to keep your body healthy.


  • Botanical name: Alpinia officinarum
  • Origin: Cambodia
  • Processing method: Steam Distilled


Galangal is a yellow brown liquid distilled from dried roots of a reed like plant reaching a mature height of one meter. The plant is found mainly in Asia. In the Middle Ages its invigorating scent was used as a sexual stimulant and was considered magical as it reportedly attracted wealth, and warded off evil spirits.

In the 13th century it was used as a tea by the Turkic people and a stimulant in horses by the Arabs. In the east it was used as a snuff for nasal infections. The market for this oil is quite large and can be found in many kitchens for adding flavor to food.

– It helps to treat fatigue and assist circulation.
– It cures digestion, congestion, skin problems and cholera.
– It effectively treats dyspepsia, flatulence, motion sickness, vomiting, travel sickness and colic.
– It is useful for bronchitis, cold, asthma and flu.
– It helps to enhance mood.
– It is used to relax muscles and provides sound sleep.

Supports Digestion: People suffering from constipation, stomach ache, gas, and other digestive issues can rub a small amount of diluted Galangal Essential Oil on their lower abdomen. The carminative properties of Galangal oil provide instant relief from these issues and support healthy digestion.

Heal Muscle Stiffness: If you feel stiffness in your muscles after a heavy workout or a hectic activity, you can massage the affected area with pure Galangal Essential oil after diluting it. It improves the blood circulation in the area and provides relief from both joint and muscle stiffness.

Prevents Skin Infection: Incorporation of Galangal essential oil in your regular skincare routine can prevent and heal skin infection seamlessly. This is due to its antimicrobial, fungicidal, bactericidal, and antiseptic properties. It is also used to fasten the process of wound healing. add 2 drops of galangal oil with 1 table spoon of coconut oil, mix. apply with a coton ball on the area gently.

For colds issues and uplift your immune system: Combine 40 drops Galangal Root, 30 drops Ginger and 30 drops Kaffir lime in an amber glass stock bottle. Add to your diffuser during colder months or when you feel down.

Helps Tackle Nausea: Inhaling Galangal Essential Oil through steam vapors or using it via massages can be a good remedy for those who are suffering from motion sickness, nausea, or vomiting. It improves the gastrointestinal system and heals nausea and related issues.

Surfaces cleaner: In a glass spray bottle, add 30ml(1oz) alcohol, 40 drops Galangal Root, 30 drops Tea Tree and 10 drops Cinnamon Bark. Let sit for an hour before adding 60ml(2oz) of distilled water. Spray onto dirty surfaces and wipe clean.

– Do not use during the first three months of pregnancy and while breast-feeding, nor in children under 3 years.
– Keep out of reach of children.
– As a guideline, always test the application of your preparation, in the elbow, at least 48 hours before using it.
– Please do not use the essential oil directly on the skin or hair without blending it well with a suitable carrier oil.

WARNING: These properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference books or websites in aromatherapy. This informations are given for informative purposes, they do not represent any medical advice, or involve our responsibility. For any use in a therapeutic purpose, consult a doctor.




Essential Oil | Galangal | 10ml | Kambio Nature


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