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Alpinia officinarum / Galangal Root Cut

Dried, Cut Galangal Root.
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Description

Alpinia officinarum, known as lesser galangal, is a plant in the ginger family, cultivated in Southeast Asia. It originated in China, where its name ultimately derives. It can grow several feet high, with long leaves and reddish-white flowers. The rhizomes, known as galangal, are valued for their sweet spicy flavor and aromatic scent.

 

Medicinal Action and Uses

Analgesic - has pain relieving qualities.

Antipyretic - has fever reducing properties. 

Carminative - useful as a treatment for flatulence, dyspepsia, vomiting and sickness at stomach, being recommended as a remedy for sea-sickness.

Digestive - It is a bitter herb that is used to promote digestion and stimulate appetite and production of digestive fluids. The herb is therefore used to treat anorexia, indigestion (dyspepsia), colic and stomach ache.

 

Packaging

Product is supplied in Resealable Foil Bags.Packaging

Additional Information

Additional Information

Common Name Galangal Root Cut
Weight 1.188000
Country of Manufacture United Kingdom

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