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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Wikispecies has information related to Alpinia galanga. Send a request for permission. Nil Conflict of Interest: A promising antifungal effect of A.

Toxic effect and safety profile Several complementary and alternative a,pinia of A. Additional studies in this area could serve as a means of using the plant in multi-syndromes in human diseases. Archived PDF from the original on 12 June A type III polyketide synthase from Wachendorfia thyrsiflora and its role in diarylheptanoid and phenylphenalenone biosynthesis.

Phytochemical screening revealed the presence of polyphenols, calcaraat, flavonoids, steroid glycosides and alkaloids in A. Retrieved from ” https: SVM Catalog untrusted Alpijia Enzymatic effect of A.

Therapeutic value of the genus AlpiniaZingiberaceae. Two different groups of researchers have examined the antidiabetic effects of A. Singh M, Chaturvedi R. Pungent odoriferous oils were known to be present in A. With the administration of the highest dose of xalcarata water extract, the serum testosterone level was elevated. Aust J Calccarata Herbalism. Related articles Alpinia calcarata essential oil hot alcoholic extract pharmacological phytochemical.

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Corolla tube white, ca. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually alpunia separately. LigerCat has been developed for the Biology of Aging Project. Molecular evolution of the chalcone synthase multigene family in the morning glory genome. This ginger herb was photographed on 30th May at Mulshi at a private farm. Analysis of the leaf, rhizome and root oils of two accessions of Alpinia calcarata rosc. The ovary is inferior and topped by two nectaries, the stigma is funnel-shaped.

Screening of indigenous plants for anthelmintic action against human Ascaris lumbricoides. J Proteom Bioinform ;2: Most are pollinated by large beesbut some are pollinated by birds and bats.

The acclimatized plants showed rhizome formation after weeks of growth under shade house. The keywords combinations for the search were: Alpinia calcarata Roscoe Family: Alpinia cernua Sims, Bot.

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Parameter Value alpunia References See complete references in the References section at the end Ccalcarata this plant cultivated commercially in India? Some research organizations in India are cultivating this plant for commercial supply as raw material for phytochemicals. Table 2 Constituents of Alpinia calcarata rhizome essential oil Bshuiyan et al. Essential oil and extracts from this plant have been found to possess wide range of pharmacological and biological activities.


You can help Project Brahma by expanding it. Volatile constituents of essential oils isolated from different parts of A. Plants are either self-supporting or epiphytic.

Seen this large herb at Toranmal Nandurbar Dist, Maharashtra in a garden. The electrophysical responses of the A.

Abstract Alpinia calcarata Roscoe Family: George M, Pandalai KM. Alpinia sp for ID assistance.

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Diterpenoids from the rhizomes of Alpinia calcarata. Lateral staminodes small, subulate, at the base of the labellum.

Experimentally, rhizomes of Alpinia calcarata are shown to possess antibacterial, antifungal, anthelmintic, antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, aphrodisiac, gastroprotective, and antidiabetic activities.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Analysis of phytochemical constituents and antimicrobial activities of Alpinia calcarata against clinical pathogens. Leaves sessile, lamina glabrous, x Analysis of the leaf, rhizome and root oils of two accessions of Alpinia calcarata rosc.

Fungal strain of A. Asian Pac J Trop Med.

The rhizome contains an oil, known as galangol, which upon fractional distillation produces cineolwhich has medicinal properties, pinene and eugenolamong others. Alpiniaa is considered the scientific name for monocots, but monocots may be called differently based on different taxonomic classification systems.