Alpinia Galangal (Kulinjan)
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 Alpinia Galangal (Kulinjan)
150 Gm
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Description
Alpinia galangal, commonly called Kulinjan is an annual herb from Zingiberaceae plant family. This herb is indigenous to India and grows perfectly along the eastern Himalayas and in South- West India.It is supposed to make an excellent remedy for sea-sickness, and was given to those who suffered from flatulence, dyspepsia, vomiting and other stomach disorders. It was also used for fevers and to generally strengthen the body and as an aphrodisiac. Modern medical studies have shown that it increases the sperm count of rats, and the mobility of the sperm, and it has also ntatively suggested that the plant and its extracts could be potentially beneficial as an anti-tumour, anti-allergy, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-microbial agent. It may also help lower cholesterol levels. It contains the bioflavonoids quercetin and kaempferol and has strong ntioxidant effects. The seeds may have anti-ulcer properties.Traditionally on the Indian subcontinent it has been used to control incontinence and fever, and also as an anti-fungal. Apart from its medicinal qualities it was once used as a deodorant and for combating bad breath. It has also been used in the same ways as in Europe. Modern research shows that it might be able to alleviate some of the symptoms of dementia,As to its reputation as an aphrodisiac,
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