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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Alpinia galanga?
If you know websites containing any information about Alpinia galanga please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Alpinia galanga and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Alpinia galanga.


Alpinia galanga basic info
Scientific Name: Alpinia galanga (L.) Willd..
Family: Zingiberaceae.
Genus: Alpinia.
Common names in English: languas, Siamese-ginger.
For common names of Alpinia galanga in different languages - See link
Description: Alpinia galanga, (also Languas galanga), a plant in the ginger family, is an herb used in cooking, especially in Indonesian and Thai cuisines. It is one of four plants known as galangal, and is differentiated from the others with the common name greater galangal (or simply Thai galangal). The galangals are also called blue ginger or Thai ginger. - for more info about Alpinia galanga See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Alpinia galanga
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link


Alpinia galanga in other websites
Alpinia galanga common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Alpinia galanga - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Alpinia galanga - See link.


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