Galangal Root, Organic
- A product of Mortar and Petal by CynCraft
- Organic, Kosher
- Uses: Incense, Potpourri, Ritual
Galangal Root, or Alpinia officinarum, is also known as Alpinia galangal, galanga, lesser galangal, Chinese ginger, Chewing John, Low John the Conqueror, and Little John.
Galangal is an East Asian tropical shrub with lance-like leaves, iris-like flowers, and reddish brown, woody rhizomes. It grows mainly in the Eastern Himalayas and Southwest India, and was introduced to Europe in the 9th century.