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Alpinia officinarum

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Alpinia officinarum known as lesser galangal, is a plant in the ginger family, cultivated in Southeast Asia. It is originated in China. It can grow 1.5 to 2 m high,[1] with long leaves and reddish-white flowers.

Uses

Relieves pain, Lowers fevers, Controls bacterial infections, Fungal infections.

Parts Used

[[:Category:Herbs with used in medicine|]], stem, leaves, Root.

Chemical Composition

[1]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada
Hindi
Malayalam
Tamil
Telugu
Marathi
Gujarathi
Punjabi
Kashmiri
Sanskrit
English


Properties

Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.

Dravya

Rasa

Guna

Veerya

Vipaka

Karma

Prabhava

Habit

Perennial

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature

[2]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
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Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds

How to plant/cultivate

[3]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Grasslands, Thickets.

Photo Gallery

References

  1. ["chemistry"]
  2. ["morphology"]
  3. [ "Cultivation"]

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