Galanga, Alpina galangal, is well known throughout Thailand as “Kha “  for its distinctively sharp sweet taste and fragrance. Like Turmeric, Galanga is a member of the ginger family and this very popular culinary herb is used in soups and curries.

Galanga has a long history of use in various medicinal traditions.  In African-American folk medicine galanga is referred to as “chewing root” said to settle the stomach and aid digestion.  Traditional Chinese medicine prescribes galanga to relieve stomach pain, vomiting, hiccups and diarrhea.  Galanga is often to relieve motion sickness as well as morning sickness.

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Turmeric

Turmeric, (Curcuma longa), contains hundreds of chemical species including a variety of curcuminoids working together in synergy. Much if not all of the turmeric powder in the market will have been processed by boiling or steaming as a first step after washing. In Thai Freeze Dry’s ”Cellular Fraction-Line Technology   ” (CFL) the turmeric is not exposed to heat during any part of the process.  This is the “Thai Freeze Dry” difference.  In addition CFL activated turmeric powder is preserved to maintain the cellular and molecular structure of turmeric as it grows in nature with the highest levels of both bio-activity and bio-availability possible. Read more


New Product: Sacha inchi

We are proud to announce the addition of sacha inchi powder processed by our evolutionary and transitional Cellular Fraction-Line Technology TM.  Sacha inchi has been used for thousands of years and has now been classified as a super food.  It is an excellent source of plant-based protein with a strong amino acid profile.  It is also rich in omega fatty acids , antioxidants and Vitamins A and E.  Often referred to as a “nut” sacha inchi powder is actually made from the seed. Read more


Stevia

 

SteviaStevia rebaudiana, plays an important role in our herbal blends. Bamboo Hut’s herbs are not all delicious.  Some are bitter, some our sour,  astringent etc.  Please do not expect a super sweet “bubble gum” drink.  This is herbal.  This is healthy.  The sprouted black rice provides a pleasant tasting (malt) flavor but with the addition of our herbs, taste tests indicate that a slightly sweeter taste is preferred.  Stevia provides natural sweetness.  It is a healthy herbal alternative.  It contains no sugar but is sweeter than sugar with no calories, no toxicity and none of the negative health effects of sugar.

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Roselle

Roselle, Hibiscus sabdariffa L, has a long tradition of use as a health-supporting drink and food ingredient, and is well known and widely used around the planet. Thailand is know for superior quality roselle. We start with the high quality Hibiscus sabdariffa that grows and is processed fresh at our doorstep. Roselle is not a fruit or a flower. The edible parts used to make the juice or tea are the “calyces,” the red fleshy sepals that cover and enclose the flower’s seed pods.  Read more


Holy Basil

Holy basilOcimum sanctum / Ocimum tenuiflorum, has been used for culinary and medicinal purposes for thousands of years in India and S.E. Asia.  Its distinct cooling mellow “peppery” flavor distinguishes it from other varieties of basil.  The aroma is a blend of peppermint, cloves, licorice and lemon.  This flavor and aroma make holy basil an essential ingredient for Thai cooking.  In addition to its culinary use, holy basil is a medicinal herb in the category known as “adaptogens.”

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