Galangal oil is mainly extracted from the aromatic rhizomes of the Galangal plant by the use of steam distillation method. Basically, Galangal is a kind of herb that belongs to the specie Alpinia. This herb is a member of the ginger family. It can easily be found in most of the parts of South-East Asia. Due to its effective medicinal properties, these plants are also imported to Europe in great quantities. The herb grows about 5 feet high and bears white flowers, green sword leaves and an aromatic rhizome. The oil is light yellow in color and having a fresh, woody and spicy fragrance.
Galangal oil is mostly used in spice and meat products as a flavoringingredient.â€¢It can be medically used for congestion, cholera and for skin problems.â€¢Galangal oil is also effective in the treatment of bronchit.â€¢It is also used as an antiseptic, anti-tussive, anti-inflammatory,antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, balsamic, diuretic, expectorant,restorative, stomachic, tonic, emmenagogue, hypotensive and cicatrizant.â€¢It is supportive in reducing vomiting and constipation.â€¢Galangal oil is also effective as a medicine for ulcers as well asstomach inflammations.
Please note, ORGANIKOS VALLEY does not recommend GALANGAL OIL be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor certified in clinical Aromatherapy