English Name: Alpina rhizome, Lesser galanga rhizome, Rhizoma alpinae officinarum
Chinese Name: 良薑, 高良姜, 高良薑
Common Uses in Traditional Chinese Medicine:
Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinarum warms the stomach (i.e. dispels cold) and is used to treat epigastric and abdominal fullness and pain, nausea, intestinal cramps, food stagnation, and diarrhea.
Net Weight: 16 oz / 1 lb
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