Alpinia is a genus of flowering plants in the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. It is named for Alpinia brevilabris; Alpinia brevis; Alpinia brevituba; Alpinia burkillii; Alpinia caerulea – Australian native ginger; Alpinia calcarata – heen araththa. Alpinia galanga (also Languas galanga), a plant in the ginger family, is an herb used in cooking, especially in Indonesian and Thai cuisines. It is one of four. (Alpinia calcarata). Flowers are held on the ends of reed-like stems of dark green leaves, making for a showy display in spring and early summer. You are.

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Roscoe [ Zingiberaceae ] is a cultivated species in Pantnagar. Lists and related topics Lists of herbs and spices. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. Traditional treatment in Sri Lanka for chronic Arthritis; pp. Aspergillus niger, Candida albican, Fusarium oxysporum, Rhodotorula species and Calcrata virideae showed the inhibitory zone of 12mm each.

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Antioxidant and antifungal activities of essential oil of Alpinia calcarata Roscoe rhizomes. Under the names ‘chewing John’, ‘little John to chew’, and ‘court case root’, it is used in African American folk cslcarata and hoodoo folk magic.


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Through flowers I guessed alpknia as — Alpinia calcarata.

Calcarata rhizome essential oil was tested against ten pathogenic bacteria and seven fungi. Rhizomes of this herb are frequently used as traditional remedies for cough, bronchitis, respiratory ailments, asthma, arthritis and diabetics in Sri Lanka.

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Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Month: Further study can only clarify this confusion. With the administration of the highest dose of hot water extract, the serum testosterone level was elevated. Colombo, Sri Lanka; J Ayurveda Integr Med ;1: But no significant antinociceptive effect was recorded in the tail flick test.

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Indian J Physiol Pharmacol ; Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. Safety profile of Alpinia calcarata Roscoe, used in traditional medicine in Sri Lanka. Click on the tabs below to know more Indian J Natural Prod ; The perianth is composed of two whorls, a fused callcarata calyx, and a tubular corolla with one lobe larger than the other two.

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Antibacterial and antifungal effect Methanol and hexane extract of A. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat.

The sequence analysis of the second exon of A. Several complementary and alternative uses of A. Alpinia cernua Sims; A. Click on a term to access the full LigerCat cloud, with live PubMed search capabilities.