Plai / Punlei | Essential Oil (10ml)

Plai Essential Oil, closely related to Ginger, is a favorite for easing discomfort and supporting clean airways. The scent is refreshingly herbaceous, with slightly peppery middle notes that will add spark to any combination. It may also serve as a digestive tonic, easing nausea and soothing irritated bowels in addition to reducing pain and inflammation. Plai can also be exciting and exhilarating, as well as helping to bring emotional equilibrium.


  • Botanical Name: Zingiber cassumunar
  • Origin: Cambodia | Thailand
  • Processing method: Steam Distilled


Plai has long been used in traditional Thai massage to treat joint and muscular pain, and it is more potent than Ginger oil.

Thailand, Indonesia, and India are home to this species. Plai essential oil is often more potent than other ginger-related oils.

One significant distinction between Ginger and Plai is that Ginger is warming and stimulating, whereas Plai is cooling. Plai contains powerful anti-inflammatory effects in addition to analgesic properties, and it is this that gives it its cooling effect.

Plai has a cooling impact on pain and inflammation, making it a good choice for treating injuries, muscle and joint pain, and rheumatism.

Respiratory Concerns
Colds & Flu • Digestive Complaints
Gas • Arthritis
Joint And Muscular Pain & Injury • Swelling
Menstrual Cramping
Abdominal Spasm

After showering: Apply 1-3 drops of essential oil in the palm of one of your hands and rub your hands together while your skin is still moist. Apply the essential oil to your legs, arms, and torso quickly and evenly. Avoid places with sensitive skin. Apply cream, lotion, or body oil directly on damp skin for optimum hydration and moisture seal.

Bath, Foot: Mix 1-3 drops of essential oil in 1/2 teaspoon of carrier oil, such as fractionated coconut oil, for a bath or foot soak. Remove from the equation. Fill a tub with warm water (deep enough to cover your feet and ankles). Immerse your feet for 10-15 minutes after adding the essential oil mixture and stirring carefully. Inhale the scent and massage your feet.

Spot application: Combine 1-4 drops of essential oil with 1 teaspoon carrier oil or aloe vera, then apply to the affected region.

Chest Rub: Rub your upper chest and upper back with a mixture of 5-15 drops of essential oil in 1 tablespoon of carrier oil or fragrance-free, natural lotion.

Bath: Mix 4-8 drops essential oil in 1 teaspoon carrier oil, such as fractionated coconut oil, for a bath. Add 1-2 cups Epsom or Dead sea salts to your bath if you have muscle aches. Fill the tub halfway with warm water and relax. Massage your skin and inhale the scent. Stay in the tub for at least 10-15 minutes.

Diffusion: To fill the air with a therapeutic aroma, follow the diffuser manufacturer’s recommendations.
If you don’t have a diffuser, here are some simple alternatives:
Place 2-4 drops of essential oil on multiple cotton balls or tissues and place nearby or in an air vent in your home or automobile.

Massage: Mix 6-30 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of carrier oil or fragrance-free, natural lotion before massaging.

Room Mist: In a mister bottle, combine 30-60 drops of essential oil with 4 ounces of water. Before each usage, give it a good shake to avoid getting the mist in your eyes.

– Do not use during the first three months of pregnancy and breastfeeding, or in children under 6 years of age.
– Keep out of reach of children.
– As an indication, always test the application of your preparation, in the elbow, at least 48 hours before using it.
– Some natural compounds contained in this essential oil contains allergenic substances such as: limonene, linalool, citral (geranial and neral), geraniol.
– Do not use the essential oil directly on the skin or hair without having mixed it well with an appropriate carrier oil.
– 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 | Plai | 10ml | Kambio Nature


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