The botanical name of Galangal oil is Alpinia galangal. It is also known by the other names like Kulanjan. This oil is the extract of the plant that is found in the south west India and in the Himalayas. The height of the plant can extend up to 2 meters and carries an aromatic smell. The roots of the plant are orange brown. The fruits of the plant have an aroma that is similar to the seeds. The galangal oil is also referred as the false ginger oil and one can extract this oil by the process called steam distillation from the tree roots. This is a volatile oil and the taste of the oil resembles as bitter as camphor. in color, it is like yellow and has the smell resembling like the cardamom ginger. The composition of the oil extract depends on the chemicals differing as per the soil content.
Uses of this oil
The roots of the plant are the prime constituents.
Effectively blends with other essential oils like camphor oil etc.
|Product Code||SVA - 502|
|Botanical Name||Alpina Officinalis|
|Solubility||Insoluble in Water, Soluble in Oils|
|Methods of Extraction||Steam Distilled|
|Optical Rotation||(-) 0 to 6 @ 35° C|
|Color & Odor||Greenish Yellow colour & odour is like Camphor, fresh|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Refractive Index||1.449 to 1.463|
|Specific Gravity||0.938-0.949 @ 25° C|
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