Plai Essential Oil
(Zingiber cassumunar)

$18 - $244

Plai Essential Oil (Zingiber cassumunar) from Thailand is Therapeutic Quality Essential Oil steam distilled from the root. Plai is a close relative of Ginger and the aroma of plai aroma is similar to Eucalyptus.

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SKU: EOT149xx Category:
Botanical NameOriginCultivationMethod of ExtractionSourceNoteBlends Well With
Zingiber cassumunarThailandConventionalSteam DistillationRootMiddle Bergamot, Helichrysum, Lavender, Sweet Marjoram, Ginger, Black Pepper
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Plai Essential Oil

Plai Essential Oil (Zingiber cassumunar) from Thailand is Therapeutic Quality Essential Oil steam distilled from the root.

Plai is a close relative of Ginger and the aroma of plai aroma is similar to Eucalyptus with some extra spicy notes. Plai has a high level of Terpinene-4ol, which is a component of Tea Tree and Sweet Marjoram and usually, has between 25-45% terpinene-4.

Traditionally it has been used for sore muscles and many massage therapists turn to Plai to relax muscles or for tissue wounds that are slow to heal. Try mixing Plai with your favorite carrier oil to craft your own custom massage blend.

Plai (Zingiber cassumunar Roxb.) is a member of the Zingiberaceae family, as is our Artisan Aromatics Ginger essential oil. But unlike Ginger, Plai has been used in traditional Thai massage for years to combat joint and muscle problems and is more intense that using Ginger oil. We’ve used it ourselves as a component in our BullRyder Body Balm.

It is native to Thailand, Indonesia and India and it is a pale yellow in colour, steam distilled from the fresh rhizomes unlike Ginger, which is often distilled from the dried rhizomes. The aroma is fresh herbaceous and slightly peppery.

Some massage therapists who have improperly used the oil undiluted on the skin have reported redness and general sensitisation. When used diluted though, it should be fine and this is confirmed in Tisserand’s EO Safety Manual.

The Plai plant grows about 8 inches in height and produces narrow pseudostems that look a lot like pine cones. The root of the plant is put through a steam distillation process to extract the essential oil.

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