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Galangal is an integral ingredient in many Thai dishes, especially in curry paste. Most recipes state you can substitute ginger for galangal. But that is a mistake. There really is no substitute for galangal.
And rather than nutritional, the benefits to be found here are largely medicinal, with ginger and lemongrass (also known as "fever grass") proving to be helpful with combating an array of ailments.