• closely related to common ginger Zingiber officinale
  • segments of the rhizome are larger than those of ginger
  • more commonly used in traditional skin lotion medicines than as a spice
  • used sparingly as a spice in the mixture called wangen
  • Zingiber cassumunar - a rhizome from the family Zingiberaceae
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Usage Examples

Ubad Sakit Sirah: Umbah duang jari Bangle sareng duang jari jahe. Kikih makesami. Tereg ring gidat; pelipis tuek baong.
[example 1]
A cure for headache: wash 2 pieces of Bangle and 2 pieces of Ginger and grate them together. The mixture is then applied to the forehead, the temples and down to the neck.

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  1. Usada Semeton Muntigunung; Zukunft fur Kinder