Galangal Essential Oil
Galangal is the dried root of the plant which found mainly in eastern Himalayas and south west India.
Uses & Benefits:
- Galangal oil finds wide application in various medicinal preparations.
- It is useful in respiratory troubles and in rheumatism & catarrhal affections, especially in bronchial catarrh.
- I is very useful for upsets digestive system, indicated for dyspepsia, flatulence, colic, nausea, and vomiting.
- It is the folk cure to cold and sore throat.
- Galangal oil is commonly used in Thai & Indian soups and curries.
- Galangal oil is mostly used in spice and meat products as a flavoring ingredient.
Galangal Essential Oil Specification:
Botanical Name: Alpina Officinalis
Common name: Dill oil, Anethum graveolens l. seed oil
Mode of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Rizhomes
Note Classification: Middle
Appearance: Yellow to olive brown liquid
Organoleptic Properties: Spicy, woody and camphorous odor
Refractive Index at 20 °C: 1.4940 – 1.4955
Specific Gravity at 20 °C: 0.955 – 0.975
Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Storage: Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers
Blends With: Black Pepper, Cajaput, Cardamom, Cedarwood, Clove, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Patchouli and Rose Otto
Constituents: Ethyl cinnamate, Ethyl p-methoxycinnamate, P-methoxycinnamic acid etc.