Galangal (False Ginger) India
Common Names: Galangal Root, Galanga, lesser galangal, Blue ginger, Chinese ginger
Botanical Name: Alpinia officinarum
Galangal essential oil is made from the steam distillation of fresh rhizomes. It is known for its sweet, spicy, and woody aroma, which can be closely compared to the aroma of ginger. It is known to be used to soothe nausea, prevent vomiting, and provide relief from motion illness.