Lesser Galangal

Scientific Name : Alpinia officinerum Hance
Synonyms : Alpinia Galanga (L.) Villd
Other Names in English : Greater Galangal
Family : Zingiberaceae

General Data

Product Details


The root of the plant is from the ginger family and the root of a tree called Pan.

Chemical Constituents

The constituents of the rhizome, the drug, are a volatile oil and flavonoids. The volatile oil, amounting to 1%, consists of 1,8-cineole, a-pinene, b-pinene, methyl cinnamate, etc. Flavonoids reported are about 14, including quercetin, kaempferol, isorhamnetin, galangin and 3-OMe galangin.

Medical disclaimer

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