Kapoor Kachri Oil

Kappor Katcheri herb and the essential oil extracted from the rhizomes of this plant through steam distillation process has been in use traditionally for treating respiratory problems (like bronchitis and asthma), wounds, fever, ulcers, cough, indigestion, hiccough, inflammation and certain other eye problems. Kappor Katcheri is a Hindi name and is scientifically called as Hedychium spicatum. It is a limb of the Ginger family Zingiberaceae. It is a small hardy ginger with bright and large white and orange flowers and is indigenous to the subtropical Himalayan regions in India at an altitude of 1000 to 3000 m.

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Characterstits :-

Members of the genus Hedychium are rhizomatous perennials, commonly growing 120–180 cm (47–71 in) tall. Some species are cultivated for their exotic foliage and fragrant spikes of flowers in shades of white, yellow and orange


  • The powdered rhizomes of Hedychium spicatum has been used clinically and in the traditional healing system for treating respiratory problems like respiratory inflammatory conditions including asthma, bronchospasms and bronchitis.
  • Kappor Kachri oil possesses analgesic, anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic and tranquilizer effects that aid in treating pain, inflammation, arthritis and rheumatic problems.


PRODUCT Kapoor Kachari Oil
BOTANICAL NAME Headychium Spicatum
RANK Essential Oil
CAS 93455-95-9


Organoleptic Properties
STATE Free Flowing Liquid
COLOR Brownish yellow


Physio-Chemical Properties Min. Max.
Refractive Index @ 20°C 1.48 1.502
Flash Point 80
Density @ 20°C 0.935 0.960

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