This herb has been used in both Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine since ancient times and still is. Galangal was first brought from the Asia to England and northern Europe in the 13th century by the crusaders and soon became a popular spice as well as medicine.
The Medieval mystic Hildegard of Bingen recommended the herb as a tonic for the heart, calling it “the spice of life” and said it was a gift from God meant to keep diseases at bay.
Use dried pieces and chips of this root when formulating oils and washes used for other spells.
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