Kaempferia Galanga


KAEMPFERIA GALANGA

(BACH SUGANDHA*)


Kaempferia galanga is stimulant and digests easily. It increases urine and brings the phlegm out. It also ends cough.Name in different languages:

Latin              -           Kamferia galanga

Hindi             -            Bach sugandha, Singhool,

                                 Chandra mula,  Vilayachi kachoor

Sanskrit         -            Sugandh bacha, Chandramulika

Marathi          -            Kpoor kachri

Bengali          -            Chandramula humul

Quality:

Kaempferia galanga is stimulant and digests easily. It increases urine and brings the phlegm out. It also ends cough.

Useful in different diseases:

1.  Cough and asthma: Put a piece of kaempferia galanga’s root in betel-leaf and give it to the patient to chew. It provides relief in cough and asthma. It also makes the mouth fragrant.                                           

2. Cough with phlegm and lungs’ problems: Licking the powder of kaempferia galanga’s root with honey cures cough and ends lungs’ problems. It also brings the phlegm out.