Galangal Root

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Latin Name : Alpinia Officinarum

Origin Country: India

Galangal is an herb that comes from the ginger family and belongs to genus Alpinia. Galangal is a good source of fiber. It is rich in iron, sodium, vitamin A, C, flavonoids, phytonutrients, emodin, beta-sitosterol, quercetin, and galangin. These are some popular nutrients found in this herb.

The galangal root is antispasmodic and antibacterial, while its use is recommended in cases of indigestion and loss of appetite.

  • Eating galangal helps in relieving the discomfort caused in stomach and abdomen due to inflammation or other diseases.
  • It helps in curbing down the sea and motion sickness.
  • It also helps in promoting the blood circulation in the body.
  • When suffering from diarrhea, you can always eat a few slices of galangal as it gives immediate relief.
Used in cooking: Galangal root is used in preparations with curry, in soups, broths, stews and simmered foods. Add galangal to seafood and fish. The dried roots can be used as they are in food or ground and powdered. If you want to use them whole, they should be removed at the end of the recipe.
Although galangal is generally considered safe to use, consuming more than the recommended dosage may cause hallucinations. In some cases, allergic reactions may occur. If symptoms of an allergic reaction such as itching, shortness of breath, or rash occur, it is important to discontinue use of galangal and consult a doctor immediately. In any case you should consult with your healthcare doctor before using galangal especially if you’re taking other medications or having health problems

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