Galangal root is one of the most popular, and commonly used herbs & spices in Thailand and is grown organically, almost in every household in my little village ( Ban noi ) We would use them as medicine and of course in our cooking.
Galanga is a family of ginger, turmeric, and kra chai, it has been used as traditional Chinese medicine for centuries
Galangal is commonly used in our Tom Yum, Tom Kha, and also in most Thai curry paste.
Just a few believed from our ancestors
Galangal root is a rich source which are beneficial plant compounds that help fight disease and protect your cells from damaging free radicals.
Antioxidants linked to health benefits, such as improved memory and lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels
Galangal is also a rich source of Galangin, which may help protect your body against certain types of cancer.
Galangal is also used to improve certain ailments, as it’s believed to help treat infections, reduce inflammation, and boost male fertility.
While galanga has been used as a traditional medicine to cure many diseases, by our ancestors, and while many study results have been promising, more research in humans is needed.
Thai Herb Kitchen’s Benefit
So, Thai Herb Kitchen has many dishes, which Galanga is used as our ingredients. We don’t just cook delicious food, we added natural medicine.