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n.1.The pungent aromatic rhizome or tuber of certain East Indian or Chinese species of Alpinia (Alpinia Galanga and Alpinia officinarum) and of the Kæmpferia Galanga), - all of the Ginger family.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Flavour and fragrance aside, the chef also points out that Thai food is one of the healthiest cuisines in the world since it generously uses herbs such as galanga, kafir lime leaf and lemon grass among others.
They were identified as Eddie Galanga, Reggie Dayag, Jojo Ngilin, Balong Epan, Futek, Falichang, Lemmon, one alias Boy, Ober Archihon, Gerry Hecyawan and 3 unknown names, while 3 workers from Moment Diagram Construction, namely Galong Esther, Randy Sayod and Boyong Castro.
In a medium saucepan, place 350g can coconut milk, 4" piece of lemon grass, cut into very thin slices, grated lime peel, 3-4 slices of galanga or ginger, and chilies.
Isolation and test of essential oil antibacterial activity of galangal rhizomes (Alpinia Galanga L).
The moderate result of anti-inflammatory activity (50%-60%) also had been showed by several plants such as Phaleria macrocarpa (69.50%), Sauropus androgynus (68.28%), Piper sarmentosum (62.82%), Thymus vulgaris (62.00%), Barringtonia racemosa (57.70%), and Kaempferia galanga (57.82%) at 100 [micro]g/ml to 2000 [micro]g/ml [27, 31, 41, 43, 48].
Galangal (Alpinia galanga), a member of the ginger family, is an aromatic spice that is widely used in Southeast Asia [11].
Gorinstein, "LC-MS/MS analysis, antioxidant and anticholinergic properties of galanga (Alpinia officinarum Hance) rhizomes," Industrial Crops and Products, vol.
Median lethal dose, antimalarial activity, phytochemical screening and radical scavenging of methanolic Lenguas galanga rhizome extract.
Anti-inflammatory activity of ethanolic extract of Alpinia galanga in carrageenan induced pleurisy rats.
p-Coumaryl alcohol-gamma-O-methyl ether (CAME) isolated from Alpinia galanga was selectively and substantially suppressed in IFN-[gamma] production in Th cells [11].