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Galangal – Alpinia officinarum
Aroma – Fresh, spicy-camphoraceous, spicy-woody
Parts Used – Roots
Extraction Method – Steam distillation
Therapeutic Properties – Antiseptic, stimulant, stomachic
Interesting Facts – Galangal root was known to ancient Indians for its medicinal and culinary purposes. It has been used as a spice for over a thousand years, especially in curries.