Galangal root

Galangal root

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Also known as
Alpinia officinarum                        

Galangal is the pungent root of a medicinal spice in the Zingiberaceae or Ginger family of plants. Galangal, like ginger contains a wide variety of spicy aromatics & potent essential oils, producing a unique taste unlike any other. In addition to its incredibly unique flavor, galangal is rumored to have a euphoric, stimulant & sedative effect.

1,8-cineole, a-terpineol, a-pinene, b-pinene, terpinen-4-ol, camphor, a-fenchyl acetate, areneole, cadimene, galangin, kaempferide, kaempferol, quercetin, isorhamnetin, & galangol

Harvest Data
Origin: China
Certified Organic
Cut and sifted herb

Galangal is a common ingredient in South East Asian cooking, and is used for purposes from perfume to tea throughout India & Eastern Europe. Galangal can be powdered and encapsulated, made into tea, or used as a food ingredient & spice.

Galangal is a potent warming herb, enhancing circulation throughout the body, yet also reduces blood pressure and has an anti-spasmodic effect, helping especially in cases of digestive issues. Galangal has a potent antibacterial action, is a strong anti-oxidant, is a potent anti-inflammatory, and even shows some sexual benefits.

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