Galangal

Galangal

Galangal, Ginger’s peppery cousin has been revered in Southeast Asia for Centuries as a stimulant and aphrodisiac. The root, whose flower closely resembles an orchid (our female fertility symbol) was introduced to Europe and the greater Asia in the middle ages, and has been adopted as a stimulant for men, woman (and horses) in many countries, especially in the middle east.

Not only does galangal have anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, is a digestive stimulant to help process the meals that it infuses, but is actually known to have some very mild psychoactive properties, which lends a smooth stimulant to the mind…

Galangal flower

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