Galangal Root, Dried
Ingredients: Galangal Root.
Herb Description & Ecology: Alpinia officinarum grows in the tropical climates of east Asia. Galangal is a shrub with long, thin leaves, iris-like flowers, and reddish-brown rhizomes. A member of the ginger family, galangal roots are aromatic and have a sweet and spicy flavor. The root has been used as a spice and for its wellness-supporting properties in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda. Galangal root is generally combined into herbal formulations and tea blends.