Plai Essential Oil
Plant Description: The Plai plant grows about 8 inches in height and produces narrow pseudo stems that look a lot like pinecones.
Oil Description: a spicy aroma, reminiscent of green peppers and eucalyptus with notes of ginger and citrus
Part of Plant used for Essential Oil: rhizomes
Extraction Method: steam distilled
Main Chemical Constituents: Terpinen-4-ol, Sabinene, y-Terpinene
PRECAUTIONS: none known
PROPERTIES: antimicrobial, antihistamine, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral
NOTE: top - middle
Circulation/Muscles/Joints relieves aches and pains, joint problems, muscle spasms, inflammation, torn muscles, sore ligaments, and tendons and sciatica
Immune System: stimulates the immune system, fights bacterial infection
Nervous System: lifts spirits and calms nerves
Respiratory: eases asthma attacks, aids with respiratory problems
Reproductive: eases menstrual cramping
Digestive System: calms the digestive system and expels gas
Other interesting information:
Plai is in the same family as Ginger and is a favorite choice among Thai massage therapists. Plai is gaining a reputation for use in chronic pain conditions.
Great used in a nasal inhaler or diffuser during cold and flu season.
Much appreciation to Robin Kourakis, for sharing this beautiful aromatherapy oil profile. Robin is a Clinical Aromatherapy Mastery Program Graduate and an Aromatherapy Teacher and the owner of The Cosmic Gardens Flower Shop