Weight loss goals? Try 'galangal' for health benefits

Resembling ginger and belonging to the same plant family, galangal or galanga is a health hack that you must know about. Once you learn it's benefits, you'll make it your wellness buddy.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Saturday, October 29, 2022, 12:00 PM IST
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Did you know that ginger has a look-alike? Resembling the daily tea ingredient from an Indian household, galangal or galanga is a must-try element for good health. The miracle root has the potential to deal with and heal several lifestyle-related ailments of various ages.

Helps weight loss

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Despite knowing that all sizes are beautiful and body shaming is a sin, obesity can't be ignored when it results in health concerns. If you have tried various ways of tackling weight worries, don't give up. Adding this ingredient to your morning meal can help you embrace the desired benefits.

Controls asthma


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Breathing problems? We understand that life gets tough when you can't breathe at ease; asthma which is one such ailment can be treated with this root from the ginger family. The anti-inflammatory properties of galangal prove beneficial in healing respiratory concerns.

Improves memory function

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Galangal contains the purest form of 1'ACA which helps in acing cognitive processes. This component in the herb helps to improve memory and avoid age-related brain degeneration.

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