Popular in Thai and many other Asian food dishes, galangal has also been used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years.
It is often used to treat digestive disorders and diseases associated with inflammation, such as arthritis, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s.
Galangal has been shown in studies to be highly effective for treating and preventing the spread of gastric, breast, colon, pancreatic, liver, bile duct, leukemia, and melanoma cancers.
Galangal is pronounced guh-LANG-guh.
Enjoy this lovely culinary and medicinal herb.
Find out more about Galangal (Gao Liang Jiang).