Kaempferia Galangal Linn used for herbal medicine.
Kaempferia galangal including spare Zingiberaceae plants and plant species are classified as tubers that have a most tender flesh and not fibrous. Kaempferia galanga is a small herb that grows abundantly in the lowlands or mountains where the land is loose and not too much water. Kaempferia galanga rhizome has a specific aroma. Kaempferia galanga fruit flesh is white and brown outer skin. The number of strands of Kaempferia galanga leaves no more than 2-3 pages dealing with the composition. The flowers are arranged and a half sitting with a crown of flowers amounted to between 4 to 12 pieces, lip berwara violet flowers with white color is more dominant. Kaempferia galanga grow and develop in a particular season, ie in the rainy season. Kaempferia galanga can be grown in pots or in gardens that enough sunlight, not too wet and in the open.
Traditional Chinese medicine also makes use of the rhizomes of this plant, using them to treat a variety of minor medical complaints. The rhizomes are usually sold at herbal medicine stalls in powder form. They are often used to soothe indigestion, and to minimize the symptoms of respiratory ailments, such as the common cold. These uses are, not surprisingly, similar to themedicinal uses of common ginger root. Kaempferiagalanga may also be used to soothe pain of headaches and toothaches.