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Bara-kulanjan, Lengkuas

Alpiniagalanga, rhizome used largely as an herb in Unani medicine and as a spice in Arab cuisine and Southeast Asian cookery. It is one of four plants known as "galangal", Lengkuas is native to Southeast Asia. Its original center of cultivation during the spice trade was Java, and today it is still cultivated extensively in Island Southeast Asia, most notably in the Greater Sunda Islands and the Philippines. Mainland Southeast Asia, most notably Thailand. Lengkuas is also the source of the leaves used to make nanel among the Kavalan people of Taiwan, a rolled leaf instrument used as a traditional children's toy common among Austronesian cultures.

1) Rich in antioxidants

Galangal root is a rich source of antioxidants, helps fight disease, and protects cells from damaging free radicals. It’s especially rich in polyphenols, a group of antioxidants linked to health benefits, such as improved memory and lower blood sugar and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels

2) boost male fertility

Emerging evidence suggests that galangal root may boost male fertility, sperm count and motility increased

3) Fight inflammation and pain Synonyms - Alpiniacarnea, Alpiniaalba, Alpiniaviridiflora


Family Zingiberaceae / Gin Odour Characteristic odour
Latin Name Alpiniagalanga Herb Extract Ratio10:1
Sanskrit Name Dhumala, Dhumparastm Water solubility Water solubility- 6
Common Name Bara-kulanjan, Lengkuas Alkaloid
Solvent Used Alcohol Taste Bitter
Storage Condition Store in a Dry and cool place in double PP bag with container.Appearance Light Brown colour.

Total heavy metal NMT 10 ppm

  • Total heavy metal NMT 10 ppm
  • Arsenic – NMT 1 ppm
  • Lead- NMT 0.3 ppm
  • Cadmium – NMT 0.2 ppm
  • Mercury – NMT 0.1 ppm
  • Total Plate Count NMT 1000 CFU/G
  • Yeast & Moulds NMT 100 CFU/G
  • E-Coli Absent
  • Salmonella Absent
  • Staphylococcus aureus Absent/G
  • Pseudomonas Absent/G
  • Chemical

    Alpiniagalanga rhizome contains the flavonol galangin. The rhizome contains an oil known as galangal, which upon fractional distillation produces cineol, pinene, and eugenol, among others. Alpinia galanga (galangal) is used as a culinary herb in the far East, especially in Indonesia and Thailand. It has also been used in Ayurvedic medicine. Its contents include 1,8-cineole, ?-fenchyl acetate, camphor, methyl cinnamate, and guaiol.

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