Galangal Extract, 2 oz.

Alpinia officinarum /em>

Galangal is both a culinary and medicinal herb, related to ginger but with a distinct taste. It was the favorite herb of Hildegard of Bingen and her Abbey still owns plantations in Thailand for growing this fine herb. It is warming and is a fine digestive aid. It can also be considered by people suffering from candidiasis.

Current research suggests that regular use of galangal inhibits development of neurodegenerative diseases.

Lesser galangal is warming and helps to pacify vata and kapha doshas.

Subscribe to Ingrid's E-List