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Galangal’s health benefits and culinary uses

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  • Galangal is an herb that is widely used in Southeast Asian cuisine. It is available as fresh and dried roots, or powdered. But aside from its culinary significance, galangal is also revered for its health effects on numerous body conditions
  • Galangal is used in various ways, mainly to alleviate mild conditions. It is believed to function as an anti-emetic, carminative and anti-fungal agent
  • While galangal is generally safe for human consumption, you should be aware that there are certain subgroups of the population that should limit their intake of this herb

Galangal is an herb that is widely used in Southeast Asian cuisine. It is available as fresh and dried roots, or powdered. But aside from its culinary uses, galangal is also revered for its health effects on numerous body conditions. Scientific studies have shown that galangal root has antimicrobial, antiparasitic and neuroprotective properties. Continue reading to learn more about galangal and how you can benefit from this herb.


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