Suit Yourself...Soothe Yourself
What Is Plai?
A member of the same family as ginger and turmeric, plai is a rhizome, with a stem that grows horizontally underground and shoots that grow vertically upward. Found primarily in Southeast Asia, plai has been used to soothe inflammation and relax tense, sore muscles. In a thousand-year plus tradition, plai, herbs and plant material are contained in a muslin poultice, which is steamed and rubbed into the body after a deep tissue massage.
What is Applai? You apply Applai. The name honors its source of power and the deep tradition behind this remarkable plant.
Combat Inflammation and Relieve Soreness
Based in plai oil, which is used in relaxation techniques like traditional Thai massage, Applai incorporates ingredients from around the world to create formulas that ease tension while instilling a sense of serenity.
A Proprietary Extraction Process
Unlike the harsh steam distillation methods that many essential oil producers use, the botanicals used in Applai balms and oils are extracted using a proprietary method that preserves the valuable material and therapeutic effect.
Take It With You Wherever You Go
Applai balms and oils are packaged with your busy life in mind. Whether you need to apply Applai during your yoga class, while at your desk, or just before your workout, our eco-friendly, pocket-sized containers and applicators are easy to take with you wherever you go.
Applai Natural Relief PLUS
For extra relief, choose our Relief Plus products, also available in Modern and Traditional formulas. Applai Relief Plus contains reliably sourced CBD isolated from hemp extract for even more comforting relief.
Applai Relief EXTRA and EXTRA PLUS
For the days when nothing else seems to work, turn to Applai Relief Extra and Applai Relief Extra Plus. Added bursts of heating capsaicin and cooling mint in Applai Relief Extra will fire up the senses and get you moving, and the additional CBD isolated from hemp extract in Applai Relief Extra Plus will deliver the natural relief you need to keep moving.
Applai Relief Massage Oils
Formulated for use on the entire body, Applai Massage Oils are perfect for home or spa. Lightly scented with hints of lemon balm and ginger, you can warm Applai Massage Oils in your hands before massage, or apply directly to the skin. Try Applai Massage Plus Oil with reliably sourced CBD isolated from hemp extract for an even more soothing experience.
We spent considerable time and effort learning how CBD interacts with other therapeutic molecules in the herbal and plant extracts blended in our Applai products. CBD is called a “promiscuous molecule” because it binds to over 64 receptors in the human body. Medicinal chemists and MD’s don’t like a...
My body issues require a mixture of Thai and Swedish massage techniques, and I generally have work done for over 2 hours. It isn’t a pleasant experience for me or the therapist, as my body is a workout for both parties. A good Thai massage operation will have overhead “monkey bars” where the therapist...
We are still dealing with the uncertainty of COVID-19. I certainly take the virus seriously, and therefore I use a certain level of precautions. However, I can’t function well if I don’t have regular massage therapy to release scar tissue, stretch tendons and get fluid into my joints. Massage therapy...
The Thai and SE Asians live among a cornucopia of herbs, and plant matter. Rural folk can forage for ginger, galangal, turmeric, plai, guava, pineapple and more. In fact, local gardens are everywhere, and farmer’s markets are abundant. City folk are fortunate enough to get fresh material trucked in...
Many people ask what product they should use and why we have “so many products”. Each oil and balm can be used for different aches and pains in different locations depending on what hurts. If you’re wondering which Applai Relief you should try, let us break it down for you so you know what will...