Plai Essential Oil
Plai is a flowering plant that grows in the rainforests of Thailand.
- Botanical Family: Zingiberaceae
- Part of Plant Used: Roots
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: None
- Chemistry: Plai is comprised of monoterpenes (sabinene) and monoterpene alcohols (terpinen-4-ol).
- Circulatory: promotes healthy circulation
- Lymphatic System: detoxifies and supports immunity
- Digestive: soothes digestive upsets
- Musculoskeletal: relieves aches, pains, inflammation, swelling, spasms, strains, and sprains
- Nervous System: soothes stress and nervous tension
- Respiratory: support for seasonal ailments
- Reproductive: helps with PMS and cramps
- Emotional: calming, balancing, and grounding for the psyche and emotions
- Spiritual: supports the Root Chakra associated with security, survival, basic needs, grounding, and support
- Scent Profile: Mid note that has a spicy herbaceous aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Plai can last up to 100-200 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Spicy
- Blends well with: Bergamot, Birch, Bitter Orange, Black Pepper, Black Spruce, German Chamomile, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Neroli, Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Pink Pepper, Roman Chamomile, Rosemary, Sweet Orange, Tea Tree
- No known issues
Products Using Plai Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.