Fingerroot Essential Oil (Boesenbergia rotunda)


Fingerroot may also be referred to as Boesenbergia Pandurata. It is typically processed using steam or hydro distillation as a method for extracting oil from the root.

Essential Facts

  • Aroma Description:

    Earthy Fresh Herbaceous Slightly camphoraceous Slightly sweet Warm

  • Common Name(s): Boesenbergia Pandurata
  • Synonyms(s) for Boesenbergia rotunda: Boesenbergia cochinchinensis, Boesenbergia pandurata, Curcuma rotunda, Gastrochilus panduratus, Gastrochilus rotundus, Kaempferia cochinchinensis, Kaempferia ovata, Kaempferia pandurata

  • Botanical Family: Zingiberaceae
  • Botanical Genus: Boesenbergia
  • Chemical Family: Ketones, Monoterpenes, Oxides
  • Perfumery Note: Middle
  • Indigenous Country: Thailand
  • Cultivation: Unsprayed
  • Processing Methods: Steam or Hydro Distillation
  • Part Typically Used: Root
  • Shelf Life: 5 years
  • Vegan Vegan

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