Galangal Herbal Remedies
Galangal is used in much the same way as ginger for stomach pains, dyspepsia, loss of appetite, enteritis, and nausea and vomiting. It is a traditional spice commonly used in Thai and Indian cooking. Galangal has a taste of PUNGENT and a temperature of HOT.
Galangal Proper Dose
|Galangal Decoction||1 cup 2 x daily|
|Galangal Tincture||1-3 droppersful 2-3 x daily|
Galangal Reference Information
|Latin Name||Alpinia officinarum|
|Other Names||Lesser galangal|
|Herb Forms||Tincture, bulk herb.|
|Botanical Info||A tall perennial aromatic plant (related to ginger) of the tropics, with long, slender leaves and white flowers.|
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