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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Thus, these oils may show repellant as well as toxic effects on insects. Ethnopharmacology Alpinia calcarata Roscoe Family: Sexual behavior study noted that the hot water extract of A.

The most calcatata and pronounced effect was noticed 4 h after carrageenan injection. Arecaceae, Araceae, Zingiberaceae Fortnight Aug It is well accepted and proven technology to generate genuine raw materials of medicinal plants. Pubmed Word cloud This word cloud is obtained using the tool LigerCat by searching the Pubmed database. More datas and photos are needed for the confirmation of the ID. The research concluded that hot water extract of A.


Aspergillus niger, Candida albican, Fusarium oxysporum, Rhodotorula species and Trichoderma virideae showed the inhibitory zone of 12mm each. Safety profile of Alpinia calcarata Roscoe, used in traditional medicine in Sri Lanka. Phytochemical screening revealed the presence of polyphenols, tannins, flavonoids, cacarata glycosides and alkaloids in the extract and essential oil of this plant. SVM Catalog untrusted Web: LigerCat has been developed for the Biology of Aging Project.

clacarata Sasidharan N, Muraleedhara PK. In order to evaluate the antifungal effect of the chemicals present in the essential oil of A. These pictures were recorded from Kurukshetra UniversityKurukshetra. Volatile oils of Alpinia calcarata grown in Sri Lanka. Analysis of the leaf, rhizome and root oils of two accessions of Alpinia calcarata rosc.

No Details of molecular basis of action Are the toxic effects of consumption of this plant known? You are rightly identified Plz confirm d Id. Indian J Physiol Pharmacol ; A number of studies have been carried out on the uses and applications of Alpinia.

Aust J Med Herbalism. Found these along the river above Thirupaprappu falls in Kanyakumari dist. Experimentally, lapinia of Alpinia calcarata are shown to possess antibacterial, antifungal, anthelmintic, antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, aphrodisiac, gastroprotective, and antidiabetic activities. Document specific search options Title. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform.


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Please note that the above slideshow is automatically created by searching Flickr and does not contain manually curated images. Test conducted in animal models for anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antinociceptive, reproductive capability, anticancer, gastroprotective and other biological activities have shown promising results without any adverse effect.

Volatile oils of Alpinia calcarata grown in Sri Lanka. Calcarataa Conflict of Interest: Asian Pac J Trop Biomed. The keywords combinations for alppinia search were: Quality Control of Herbal Drugs.

Flowers shortly pedicellate; pedicel densely pubescent. This article is a stub.

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The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Ovary mm in diam. Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

If no maps are displayed below, it means the required data is absent. Screening of anti-inflammatory activity of certain indigenous drugs on carrageenin induced bind paw oedema in rats. Some primitive tribals of Western Ghats and their herbal medicine. It also makes possible the enzymatic destruction of active principles. These observations collectively noticed a strong aphrodisiac action of A.