Galangal essential oil can help relieve travel sickness.
Simply add 2-3 drops to a hanky and sniff occasionally.
It can also be useful in treating digestive upsets when diluted and blended in a carrier oil.
When added to a base cream or lotion it may be helpful in treating acne and other skin problems thanks to its antiseptic properties.
Steam-distilled from rhizomes of a reed-like plant.
Fresh spicy-camphoraceous odour.
Kaempferia galanga Root Oil (not an official INCI name)
In around the 10th century Hildegard of Bingen (Abess, musician, mystic, writer) regarded galangal as the Spice of Life.
Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.
Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.