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Alpinia Galanga, , A perennial herb, root stalk tuberous, aromatic, leaves oblong-lanceolate, acute margins, white sheath long ligule rounded. Flowers in May, flowered panicle, white bracts ovate. Alpinia Galanga has orange red fruit
Botanical Name : Alpinia Galang
Family Name : Zingiberaceae
Common Name : Galanga Root,Blue ginger, Greater Galanga, Siamese Ginger, Siamese Galanga, Java Galangal, El Galangal, China Root. India Root. East India Catarrh Root. Lesser Galangal. Rhizoma Galangae. Gargaut. Colic Root. Kaempferia Galanga
Part Used : Dried rhizome, roots
Habitat : South east Aisa, China and Java, mostly indonesia
Properties of Alpinia Galanga
The root contains a volatile oil, resin, galangol, kaempferid, galangin and alpinin, starch, etc. Galangin is dioxyflavanol, and has been obtained synthetically. Alpinia galangal contains enzymes, polysaccharides and nutrients which have antibacterial effect and acts against streptococci bacteria..
Uses of Alpinia Galanga
· Alpinia Galanga is a stimulating aromatic and is helpful in the digestive process.
· Alpinia Galanga is highly useful in Rheumatism and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
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