GREATER GALANGA
 
      Botanical name            Family name       Commercial part
Alpinia galanga Zingiberaceae The rhizome or underground stem
 
   

Indigenous to India, galangal shows exuberant growth and fine health along the eastern Himalayas and in south-west India. India exports several varieties of galangal in different forms. However, its volatile oil attracts more international interest because of its high medicinal value.



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