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In Malaysia, there are various types of ginger. For example, yellow ginger (common ginger), tumeric, galangal and red ginger. Scientifically, red ginger is known as Alpinia Purpurata. Is an herbaceous plant from the group Zingiberaceae. Also known as shrimp ginger and red ginger.
It is a type of herbaceous plant that can reach a height of 50 - 100cm in height. Began to be grown in Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia) and now has begun to be grown in western and tropical countries such as Africa and India. These plants need enough water to grow.
Red ginger has rhizomes (underground stems) that are red and reddish brown, the same shape as yellow ginger. The filling of this ginger is yellow, has a more spicy taste and a stronger smell than yellow and white ginger.
Red Ginger was traditionally used for treating stomach discomfort, tumours, relieving rheumatic pains and as post partum medicine