Galangal Root ( Alpinia officinarum) - Thailand

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Galangal root (Alpinia officinarum) is a ginger-like plant from Thailand. Galangal has a peppery, wild, slightly camphor-like fragrance and is used in Ayurvedic and Tibetan medicine to aid in treatment for rheumatism, bronchitis, flatulence, nausea, disorders of the pancreas, breast and heart. It is reported to help in allaying sea-sickness. Galangal and other gingery spices are used in Asia and in the Middle East in cooking, perfumes, snuffs, and aphrodisiacs. The galangal spices have been used as flavors for condiments including vinegar, beers, and wines in Russia, and they are used in Germany and elsewhere in teas. It strengthens and stimulates the flow of energy throughout the body and is helpful during times of exhaustion and despondency.

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Galangal root (Alpinia officinarum) is a ginger-like plant from Thailand. Galangal has a peppery, wild, slightly camphor-like fragrance and is used in Ayurvedic and Tibetan medicine to aid in treatment for rheumatism, bronchitis, flatulence, nausea, disorders of the pancreas, breast and heart. It is reported to help in allaying sea-sickness. Galangal and other gingery spices are used in Asia and in the Middle East in cooking, perfumes, snuffs, and aphrodisiacs. The galangal spices have been used as flavors for condiments including vinegar, beers, and wines in Russia, and they are used in Germany and elsewhere in teas. It strengthens and stimulates the flow of energy throughout the body and is helpful during times of exhaustion and despondency.

Medical Disclaimer: Our expertise lies in incense making and fragrance. Information contained on these pages is solely for your enjoyment. We can not provide medical advice or recipes as we are not health professionals. Before ingesting anything that is not food, we strongly suggest seeking counsel from a licensed health practitioner.

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