The Truth About Galangal - We Sort Fact From Fiction
Galangal is a plant that is native to Indonesia but has long been part of the cultures of other Asian countries such as India, China, and Thailand. Part of the ginger family, it's an age-old natural remedy which is also popular in the Middle East, where it's used in all its forms, such as its seeds, oils or as infusions. As a European import, it has, until recently, been mainly used as a flavouring in cooking.
There are loads of well-known anti-ageing active ingredients, such as skin-smoothing retinol, plumping hyaluronic acid, and rejuvenating collagen. We take a closer look at the galangal plant, an effective anti-wrinkle filler, and booster for dull skin.