Plai Essential Oil


Plai Essential Oil


100% Pure & Natural Plai Essential Oil

Botanical Name: zingiber cassumunar

Native to Thailand, Plai oil is widely used by Thai massage therapists to assist customers with joint and muscle soreness.

Plai is of the same family as Ginger and while it looks very much like Ginger Root, it has different properties and more intense actions.

Uses of Plai Essential Oil
  • Add a few drops to an aromatherapy diffuser or vaporizer to calm a tense or stressful room.
  • Mix a few drops with a botanical carrier oil and apply to sore muscles and joints.
  • Got a crick in your neck? Add a few drops to a carrier oil and massage into the area where you're feeling pain.
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History and Background

Not much is known about this oil in Western culture, yet it is widely used in Thailand where it grows.

It's popularity is growing because of its usefulness with sore muscles and joints. It is commonly used by athletes including soccer, baseball and basketball players.

Physical Description

Pale to medium yellow color with a thin, watery consistency.

Aromatic Description

From the Ginger family, this oil has a fresh, herbaceous and spicy aroma.

Biological Makeup and Components

Sabinene, gamma-Terpinene, alpha-Terpinene, Terpinen-4-ol, butadiene

Extraction Technique

Steam distilled from rhizomes.

Information for Aromatherapists

Plai oil is a middle note oil and blends well with Bergamot, Cypress, Ginger, Helichrysum, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram Sweet, Neroli, Nutmeg, Orange, Pepper black, Rosemary and Sandalwood.

Our Plai essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.

  • Do not apply undiluted to the skin.
  • Any person with a history of plant or food allergies should read ingredients before using.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using this essential oil.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
Additional Safety Information


All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.

These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.

Keep all oils tightly closed and cool. Always keep out of reach of children.

The information provided on this web site is compiled from common knowledge and is intended for your general knowledge only and has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.