Galangal Powder (Alpinia galanga)
Our Galangal Powder boasts a warm and peppery taste with subtle hints of citrus and ginger. It adds a delightful zing to a wide range of dishes, making it an essential ingredient in Southeast Asian cuisine. Whether you’re preparing Thai curries, stir-fries, soups, or marinades, this powder will infuse your recipes with its unique and exotic flavor profile.
Not only does Galangal enhance the taste of your dishes, but it also offers several health benefits. It contains potent antioxidants that help combat inflammation and boost your immune system. Additionally, galangal has been traditionally used for its digestive properties, aiding in digestion and soothing gastrointestinal discomfort.
Treatment of Infections:
Galangal roots contain significantly important essential oils that fight well against a wide range of infection-causing microbes. Galangal extract is also helpful in improving the shelf life of foods. The addition of fresh galangal roots to the recipes helps to reduce the risk of infection due to undercooked food. Taste tube-based studies have shown that galangal root extract has powerful potential to kill potentially harmful bacteria such as Salmonella typhi, Staphylococcus aureus, and E. Coli. Whereas its extract is also found to be effective against yeasts, parasites, and fungi.
Reducing Pain and Inflammation:
Galangal is a rich source of phytochemicals that reduce inflammation and pain in the body. The anti-inflammatory properties of its root have been proven by animal-based and test tube-based studies. Galangal roots contain a significant level of antioxidants, so they offer good protection against oxidative stress and free radical damage. Polyphenols found in the galangal roots help to reduce blood sugar, and bad cholesterol and improve memory. Polyphenols also protect against heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and mental decline.
Boosting Male Fertility:
There has been numerous emerging evidence that Galangal has the good potential to boost male fertility. Results of an animal-based study have shown that galangal root extract improved sperm motility and count in rats. The efficiency of this extract was also tested in the 66 men having lower sperm quality. The extract of pomegranate fruit and galangal root was provided to these men for three months and results have revealed a 62% increase in sperm motility.
Reduced Cancer Risk:
Galangal roots have powerful bioactive compounds that help to fight against various types of cancers. Results of test tube-based studies have shown that galanin found in the galangal roots kills cancer cells and also prevents further spread. Results of a test have also shown that compounds found in the galangal roots are capable of killing human colon strains that cause cancer. Some other studies have also shown its potential to fight against the liver, skin, bile duct, and breast cancer. Its ethanolic extract also offers cytoprotective, anti-gastric secretions, and anti-ulcer properties.
Antifungal and Antimicrobial Activities:
Ethanolic extracts have potent antifungal properties and show significant inhibition of fungal growth and development. The extract also exerts inhibiting effects against harmful microbes such as Klebsiella pneumonia, pseudomonas aeruginosa, streptococcus pyogenes, staphylococcus aureus, and Escherichia coli. It is possible to use essential oil and extract according to ease of use and personal preferences.
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