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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The board by the side of the specimen says it is Alpinia galalnga!? Qualitative and quantitative analysis of secondary metabolites are advantageous for the micropropagation of medicinal plants and it has been reported for many medicinal plant species. The research concluded that hot water extract of A. These observations collectively noticed a strong aphrodisiac action of A. In this case the inflorascense arises from the base. Threatened Taxa of Telangana State. Its mainly grown as an ornamental plant.

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Composition of the rhizome oil of Alpinia calcarata. Screening of anti-inflammatory activity of certain indigenous drugs on carrageenin induced bind paw oedema in rats.

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Screening of indigenous plants for anthelmintic action against human Ascaris lumbricoides. Effects of aqueous extract of Alpinia calcarata rhizomes on reproductive competence of male rats. Alpinia galanga Scientific classification Kingdom: The water soluble extractive value can help the best to identify the quality, adulteration, or incorrect processing of the crude drug during the process of storage and drying.

Alpinia galanga is also known as Alpiniw. Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight:: Preventive effect of ethanol extract of Alpinia calcarata Rosc on Ehrlich’s ascitic carcinoma cell induced malignant ascites in mice.

Ind J Med Res ; Views Read Edit View history. Volatile constituents of A. Institutes having herbarium samples. Some primitive tribals of Western Ghats and their herbal medicine.

Leaves sessile, lamina glabrous, x Aust J Med Herbalism. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Analysis of the leaf, rhizome and root oils of two accessions of Alpinia calcarata rosc. However, in STZ-induced diabetic rats, the hot ethanol extract or calcatata hot water extract failed to reduce blood glucose levels. In the behavioral bioassay, the essential oil elicited significantly higher repellant properties in P.

Analysis of phytochemical constituents and antimicrobial activities of Alpinia calcarata against clinical pathogens. More details can be found aalpinia the Binomial Classification section. This article provides a comprehensive review of its ethnomedical uses, chemical constituents and the pharmacological profile as a medicinal plant.

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Flowers shortly pedicellate; pedicel densely pubescent. How to cite this article: Please valid identification for this Alpinia Locality: This page was last modified on 6 Septemberat Retrieved from ” https: This is particularly significant and calls for a detailed study bearing in mind that the plant is very prevalent in calcsrata tropics.

Stamen 2 cm long, shorter than the labellum, anther 8 mm long, thecae parallel, pubescent, ecrestate; style slightly projected above the anther; stigma rounded with ciliate opening. These herbs lack true stems, but have pseudostems usually up to about 3 meters long which are composed of the overlapping leaf sheaths.

Constituents of Alpinia calcarata rhizome essential oil Bshuiyan et al. Ovary 4 x 3 mm, densely pubescent, trilocular with many ovules.

The study has ascertained the previous report of Sharma and Singh on the traditional uses of A. Small to large herbaceous plants, distichous leaves with basal sheaths that overlap to form a pseudostem. Flowers of Calcrata Web: Preventive effect of ethanol extract of Alpinia calcarata Rosc on Ehrlich’s ascitic carcinoma cell induced malignant ascites in mice.

Fumigant toxicity is the major route of insecticidal activity of citrus peel essential oils.