Did you know that 4 Benefits of Galangal on Skin Health. Galangal is a rhizome of plants in the ginger family Zingiberaceae, with culinary and medicinal uses originating in Indonesia. The rhizomes are used in various Asian cuisines (for example in Thai and Lao tom yum and tom kha gai soups, Vietnamese Huế cuisine (tré) and throughout Indonesian cuisine, for example, in soto). Galangal is related to and resembles ginger. While ginger tastes a little like galangal, most cooks who use both rhizomes would never substitute one for the other and expect the same flavor profile.
Besides being used as a spice and medicine, ginger can also be used to treat the skin. What are the benefits of ginger when used on the skin?
– Treating skin diseases
As shunted from stylecraze.com page, ginger juice can be used to treat various skin diseases. Some examples of diseases that can be cured is scabies, sores, and ulcers.
– Keeping the skin to look younger
Galangal can inhibit the aging process in the skin, Ladies. Components in ginger which serves to inhibit the aging process is an antioxidant.
Based on research, galangal has 40 types of antioxidants as well. All these antioxidants help slow aging by protecting the skin from free radicals.
– Removing toxins from the body and improve blood circulation
When the toxins out of the body and blood circulation goes well, the skin will get more nutrients than usual, Ladies. This makes the skin becomes healthier.
– Treating burns
Fresh ginger juice if applied on the skin that burns will relieve the pain and heal the burn. You can also rub the fresh ginger directly to your skin 2-3 times a day to reduce the burn scars. If used every day, the effect will be felt within the next 6-12 weeks, Ladies.
If you have a skin disease, use ginger to treat the disease!