Botanical Name : Alpinia Calcarata
English Name : Lesser Galangal
Tamil Name : சித்தரத்தை / Chitharathai , Sitharathai
Hindi Name : कुलंजन / Kulanjan
Sanskrit Name : Dhumparastma, Kulanjan
Malayalam Name : ചിറ്റരത്ത , കോലിഞ്ചി / Chittaratha, Kolinchi
Telugu Name : దుంపరాష్ట్రకము / Dumparaashtrakamu, Sanna
Telugu Name : Sughandavachi
It is an important herb and we use the rhizome of this plant widely in home remedies. In Thai cuisine, they use the root of this herb to add aroma to the dish. Galangal is an herb that is basically a member of the ginger family and belongs to the genus Alpinia.
This herb is found in South-East Asia and is broadly used as a spice to flavor foods. It is native to Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Galangal herb in all its forms of Galangal seeds, oil, and more have been widely used as a herbal medicine for ages. This herb is used as a home remedy or medicine in Middle-East and India. Today, it is being imported mostly in Europe for its flavor and medicinal properties.
- Galangal Powder is used to get relief from discomfort caused by the stomach and abdomen due to inflammation or other diseases.
- It is used in curbing down the sea and motion sickness.
- It also helps in improving the blood circulation in the body
- When suffering from diarrhea, you can eat a few slices of galangal as it gives quick relief.
Galangal is widely used as an ayurvedic medicine to treat scalp and hair-related ailments.
Using Galangal on the scalp improves blood circulation, balanced blood flow effectively promotes hair growth.
Galangal’s fatty acids are great for thin hair. That is, mixing the juice of the blender with the jojoba oil and applying it to the thin hair can be effective in a few days.
Galangal is also used by a large number of people to combat hair loss and promote hair growth.
Galangal contains zinc, vitamins, and phosphorus which can enhance the nutrition of hair and is a great solution for dry and brittle hair.
Because of Galangal’s antiseptic properties, there is a permanent solution to the dandruff problem that plagues most people around the world.
Galangal powder mixed with sesame oil or olive oil can be applied to your hair. Mix lemon juice in this mixture and apply it on the scalp to treat dandruff.
Apart from its medical value, Galangal is also widely used for skin care. A Galangal extract is used externally to treat many skin diseases.
It contains 40 antioxidants that help to rejuvenate the skin and make your skin look younger.
When you consume the powder of this herbal plant, it expels toxins from your body and improves blood circulation. It provides additional nutrients to the skin tissues.
Antioxidants in the tumor prevent free radicals from damaging the skin, thus preserving the youthfulness of the skin.
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider the medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without the chemical interactions that assure the natural herb powders.