Plai essential oil has a soft sweet aroma. Closely related to ginger, it has long been in the toolkits of Thai massage therapists. In aromatherapy Plai essential oil is known as a successful pain reliever and anti-inflammatory and is one of the best oils for treating aches and pains.
- Latin Name
- Zingiber Cassumunar
- Steam distillation from the root.
- Sabinene, Terpiniol
Historically used in the Far East as a hot poultice for pain relief. Non-toxic, non-irritant.