Kulanjan (Alpinia Galanga) - is commonly referred to as Greater Galangal in English. It appears to be a member of rhizome family. It is used in Thai cuisine. Tuberous root of kulanjan is used to treat digestive and respiratory ailments. In southern India, kulanjan is known as Rasna.
The name ‘galangal’ is said to be derived from a Chinese word meaning ginger. The tuber is known to possess numerous medicinal & health benefits. And it is used by a lot of healthcare professionals.
he dried rhizome of kulanjan is pulverized to obtain the powder which is used extensively for several medicinal purposes. Given below are a few remedies to treat several common ailments.
Other Names: Khoolanjaan, Khawlinjaan, Kurchi Vach, Mahabhari Vach, Kulanjan, Greater or Java Galangal, Siamese Galangal, Siamese Ginger, Colic Root, Souchet long, Grand Galanga Alpinia galanga Willd, Siam-Ingwer, Grober Galgant, Siamesische Ingwerlilie, Kulanjan, Barakulinjan, Kulinjan, Punnagchamoa , Alpinia galanga Willd, Bari pan ki jar, Kosht-kulinjan, Khusrodaru Kalan, Jaoz Resha, Khawalinjaan, Sugandhavacha, Kulinjana, Sthulagranthi, Khulanjan