Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Yellow to olive brown liquid|
|:||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils.|
|:||0.91300 to 0.92300 @ 20 °C|
|:||-3.50 to -6.50|
|:||1.47700 to 1.48100 @ 20 °C|
|:||Ethyl p-methoxycinnamate, Ethyl cinnamate|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Raised in South West part of India and Eastern Himalayan regions, galangal is the dried root form of a specific medicinal plant. Olive brown or yellowish colored Galangal Oil is obtained from the fragmented and dried rhizomes of this herbal plant via steam distillation method. Apart from its application in pharmaceutical arena, it is also added in food as spice.
CONSTITUENTS:Galangal oil is enriched with compounds like P-methoxycinnamic acid, Ethyl p-methoxycinnamate (30%) and Ethyl cinnamate (25%).
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:This essential oil has distinctive spicy smell and it also tastes like spice.
BLENDS WITH:This fragrant oil mixes with Ylang ylang essential oil.
COMMON NAMES:Galangal Essential Oil si commonly referred as False ginger Oil and Low-John Root oil.
USES:Apart from its usage as spice in culinary field, Galangal oil is also used to formulate medicines for treating bronchial catarrh, respiratory complications and rheumatism.