The health and therapeutic benefits of galangal

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Galangal Root is a spice indigenous to South Asia, and is closely related to ginger and turmeric. The word galangal refers to the origin of several plants of the Zingiberaceae family, the smaller galangal being the most commonly used.

The name galangal is derived from the Chinese word for ginger, botanically known as Alpinia galanga. This tuber has many medicinal and health benefits and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. It is also used today by many health care professionals and alternative medicine.

Learn with us in this article about the many benefits of the galangal herb and its wonderful uses.