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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Lateral staminodes red, subulate, ca. The study concluded that rhizomes of A. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Alpinia Alpinia zerumbet Scientific classification Kingdom: Gastroprotective activity of hot ethanolic extract of Alpinia calcarata rhizomes in rats. Ac-7 showed highest amylolytic activity and was taken for further study. Aust J Med Herbalism ; Alpinia calcarata alplnia used atleast in Sri Lanka as a folk medicine for pain relief.

Investigations on plant antibiotics. Alpinia calcarata is cultivated in tropical countries, including Sri Lanka, India, and Malaysia. Views Read View form View calcaraya View history. These observations collectively noticed a strong aphrodisiac action of A. Support Center Support Center. J Ayurveda Integr Med.

Alpinia galanga is called laos in Indonesian and is the most common form of galangal used in cooking. Fertility was determined in a separate group with the highest dose using a noncompetitive calcsrata test. The major components of the leaf sheath oil were 1,8-cineole Roscoe [ Zingiberaceae ] is a cultivated species in Pantnagar.


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Alpinia calcarata from Jijamata Udyan, Flower Show Ind J Med Res. Commonly, insects inhale, absorbe or ingest essential oil via skin.

It is Alpinia calcarata or Rasna or Chitaratha. The study concluded calcarara strong antihyperglycemic effects of A. Particular attention has been given to the pharmacological effects of the essential oil of Alpinia calcarata in this review so that the potential use of this plant either in pharmaceutics or as an agricultural resource can be evaluated. Ameliorative effects of Alpinia calcarata in alloxan-induced diabetic rats.

They were considered on the basis of the geographical region of their origin. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Valid ID for Alpinia spp. Essential oil of Alpinia alcarata Rosc.

The molecular phylogeny of Alpinia Zingiberaceae: Volatile chemicals profile of the leaves, rhizome and root of the in vitro and conventionally propagated plants analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry were qualitatively and quantitatively similar. Three bacteria Lactobacillus lactis, Lactobacillus acidophilus and Staphylococcus aureus displayed the inhibition zone of 8 mm each and Bradyrhizobium and Flavobacterium species showed each 7 mm of inhibitory activity against essential oil.

Panicles less than 10 cm; rachis slightly velvety; proximal branches 3- or 4-flowered; bracteoles oblong, to 1.


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Preventive effect of ethanol extract of Alpinia calcarata Rosc on Ehrlich’s ascitic carcinoma cell induced malignant ascites in mice. Volatile constituents of essential oils isolated from different parts of A. Small to large herbaceous plants, distichous leaves with basal sheaths that overlap to form a pseudostem. Improved Clonal Propagation of Alpinia calcarata Rosc. Herb, around 1 m in height.

Against the American Cockroach Periplanata Americana. Alpinia abundiflora Alpinia acrostachya Alpinia acuminata Alpinia aenea Alpinia affinis Alpinia agiokuensis Alpinia alata Alpinia albertisii Alpinia albipurpurea Alpinia allugas Alpinia amentacea Alpinia angustifolia Alpinia annabellae Alpinia antillarum Alpinia apoensis Alpinia aquatica Alpinia arctiflora Alpinia arfakensis Alpinia arundelliana Alpinia assimilis Alpinia athroantha Alpinia aurantiaca Alpinia auriculata Alpinia bambusifolia Alpinia beamanii Alpinia biakensis Alpinia bicalyculata Alpinia bifida Alpinia bilamellata Alpinia bisculata Alpinia blepharocalyx Alpinia blumei Alpinia boia Alpinia boninsimensis Alpinia borneensis Alpinia borraginoides Alpinia brachyantha Alpinia brachypoda Alpinia bracteata Alpinia breviligulata Gagnep.

The genomic status of PKS in A. Safety profile of Alpinia calcarata Roscoe, used in traditional medicine in Sri Lanka. This is particularly significant calcrata calls for a detailed study bearing in mind that the plant is very prevalent in the tropics.