Galangal Root (2 oz.)

$5.75

[Organic] Galangal root is a bitter used to stimulate the release of gastric juices to assist digestion. It relieves bloating, constipation, sluggish digestion, and gas. Although galangal root helps the intestine process fats, one of the chemicals in the herb, 5-hydroxy-7-(4'-hydroxy-3'-methoxyphenyl)-1-phenyl-3-heptanone (HPH), has been shown to lower bloodstream cholesterol in laboratory investigation. According to the German E Commission, galangal can be used for dyspepsia and loss of appetite, and is also considered to be antispasmodic and antibacterial.

Precautions

Galangal root inhibits the release and action of pancreatic lipase, so don't take both galangal and digestive enzymes.

 


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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 08 January, 2013.