Galangal (Languas galangal)


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Also know as greater galangal. This oil is steam distilled from the rhizome. It is a beauty, closely related to, but softer and subtler than ginger.

Ingredients: Kaempferia Galanga Rhizome/Root Extract

Botanical name: Kaempferia Galanga

Common name: Galangal, Aromatic ginger

Plant part: Roots

Extraction method: Steam distilled

Common uses: Galangal has traditionally been used as a stimulant and carminative. It has been known to ease digestive complaints such as flatulence and nausea.

Blends Well With

Bay Laurel (Laurus Nobilis)
Black Pepper (Piper nigrum)
Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)
Carnation Absolute (Dianthus caryophyllus)
Cedarwood Himalayan (Cedrus deodara)
Chamomile – Roman (Anthemis nobilis)
Cinnamon Bark (Cinnamomum verum)
Clove Bud (Syzygium aromaticum)
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)
Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)
Elemi (Canarium luzonicum)
Fennel Sweet (Foeniculum vulgare dulce)
Frankincense (Boswellia serrata)
Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens)
Jasmine Absolute (Jasminium sambac)
Juniper Berry (Juniperus communis)
Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
Liquidambar (Liquidambar styraciflua)
Marjoram Sweet (Origanum majorana)
Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha)
Myrtle (Myrtus communis)
Orris Absolute (Iris pallida)
Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin)
Pine (Pinus sylvestris)
Plai (Zingiber cassumunar)
Rose Damask Absolute (Rosa x damascena)
Sage (Salvia officinalis)
Sandalwood – Australian (Santalum spicatum)
Sandalwood – Indian (Santalum album)
Vetiver (Chrysopogon zizanioides)

Aromatic Families

Spicy, Woody


Fresh, penetrating, diffusive, sweet-woody, warm, and somewhat spicy aroma with ginger and melon-like top notes that fade to a unique cool, creamy, faintly spicy, floral-woody drydown of depth and great tenacity.

Aromatic Note

Middle to Top


Not Known.

Additional information

Bottle Size

5mL, 10mL, 50mL, 100mL

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