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Galangal Root Powder

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Galangal root, also known as Chinese ginger, or gao liang jiang, is used in Asian cuisines to season curries, soups and stir-fried dishes. Although the root comes from a plant related to ginger and looks similar, it has a peppery flavor unlike ginger root.

Use the powdered root as a spice in cooking or take it encapsulated as a dietary supplement.

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information at a glance

approximate cups to one pound4
active compoundsCineole, Alpha-pinene, Linalool, Sesquiterpene latones
plant part usedrhizome

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.
appearance & aromaFine powder with a mildly pungent scent.


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cosmeticAdd to curries, soups, stews and braised foods.
culinaryMay be incorporated in to incense powders.

flavor profile

galangal root

Galangal root has a peppery flavor with a hint of rosemary or pine.

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what else you should know

galangal root

Galangal is a tall-growing, bushy plant in the ginger family that is native to Indonesia and cultivated in Thailand, Malaysia and Laos. While the fruit possesses a flavor similar to cardamom, the root of the plant has the sharp and spicy bite of ginger but with notes of black pepper and pine.

Galangal root is a popular culinary spice in Asia, where it is known by several other common names. In Thailand, it is called Thai ginger. In Malaysia, it is referred to as lengkuas and in China as blue ginger.

The powdered root is encapsulated as a dietary supplement. The root contains a high concentration of galangin, a flavonoid specific to galangal species that is also found in bee propolis.

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