Botanical Name: Alpinia officinarum
Common Names: Galanga, Gargaut, Colic RootAdded to aloe to reduce its harsh laxative effect. The chopped root can be added to culinary dishes and the powdered herb is more convenient for making tinctures, but should be used within 1 year of purchase.Herbalists consider the galangal root antispasmodic and antibacterial, and recommend its use in cases of dyspepsia and loss of appetite.
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