Galangal Root/Alpinia Officinarum
Galangal is a close relative of Ginger! Like Ginger, Galangal root has a long history of use as a spice and medicinal. Used as a spice Galangal root, just like ginger, can help regulate stomach acids and intestinal gasses, stimulating the digestive system, helping break down food, and reducing unwanted flatulence. As a traditional Chinese medicine, Galangal is used in teas, tinctures, and extracts, and oils! Mostly used to treat motion sickness, stomach pains, intestine pains, and to promote healthy digestion. Galangal root can also be used to treat sore gums, and canker sores, because of its antibacterial qualities. Galangal root’s best medicinal use would probably be in teas for the treatment of abdominal ailments; however, as a spice it can pass on a great amount of its medicinal purpose as well. We hope you get the most of this wonderful root and its healing properties!
Health Benefits and Possible Medicinal Uses:
Promotes Healthy Digestion: Using Galangal Root can help keep the digestive system working at its peak!
Abdominal Pain and Sickness: As a medicinal Galangal Root can be used to ease stomach and intestinal pain and cramping, as well as treat nausea, vomiting, hiccups, diarrhea, and flatulence.
Canker Sores and Sore Gums: A mouth wash with our Galangal Root Powder can help ease the pain of canker sores and sore gums. Galangal Roots antibiotic qualities also help kill harmful bacteria in the mouth!
Possible Preparations and Dosages:
Tea: 3 the 5 grams steeped in a cup of hot water makes a great tea.
Mouth wash: About 3 grams to a cup of cold or warm water, mix well, swish and gargle.
Spice!: A dash of Galangal Root to your favorite foods and recipes is a great way to add a healthy spice to your meal!
Precautions and Possible Side Effects:
There are no known side effects of Galangal Root.
***These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. ***