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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Some primitive tribals of Western Ghats and their herbal medicine. Essential oil and extracts from this plant have been found to possess wide range of pharmacological and biological activities.

It also makes possible the enzymatic destruction of active principles. Antioxidant and antifungal activities of essential oil of Alpinia calcarata Roscoe rhizomes.

Afr J Plant Sci ;5: Threatened Taxa of Telangana State. Alpinia calcarata has been evidenced with potential antidiabetic effects. National Science Council of Sri Lanka; Cacarata all the species, A. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Antioxidant activities of ethanolic and hot aqueous extracts of Alpinia calcarata rhizomes.

Quality Control of Herbal Drugs. Preventive effect of ethanol extract of Alpinia akpinia Rosc on Ehrlich’s ascitic carcinoma cell induced malignant ascites in mice.


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The overall inhibitory effect of A. Some research organizations in India are cultivating this plant for commercial supply as raw material for phytochemicals.

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Plz confirm d Id. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. J Essen Oil Res ; Table 2 Constituents of Alpinia calcarata rhizome essential oil Bshuiyan et al.

Ovary 4 x 3 mm, densely pubescent, trilocular with many ovules. Toxic effect and safety profile Several complementary and alternative uses of A. By using this site, calcaraha agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Improved Clonal Propagation of Alpinia calcarata Rosc. Roots, rhizomes and leaves of A. In terms of antibacterial activity, essential oil calcarat remarkable activity with zone of inhibition of 15 mm each against E.

No Uses for which the plant is commercially cultivated Plant parts of commercial value Products where this plant is used User-reported Description of calcarats States where this plant is cultivated commercially Best period for planting this plant Best period for harvesting this plant Method of propagation Water requirement of this plant Pests and Diseases affecting this plant during cultivation Other considerations while cultivating this plant.

Effects of aqueous extract of Alpinia calcarata rhizomes on reproductive competence of male rats. Chinese herbology Herbal tea Marination Spice rub. The research concluded that hot czlcarata extract of A.


It is named for Prospero Alpinia 17th-century Italian botanist who specialized in exotic plants. Ceylon J Med Sci ; The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative.

This is particularly significant and calls for a detailed study bearing in mind that the plant is very prevalent in the tropics.

Fumigant toxicity is the major route of insecticidal activity of citrus peel essential oils. Authors wish to thank Dr.

Alpinia is a genus of flowering plants in the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. Constituents of Alpinia calcarata rhizome essential oil Arambewela et al. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification.

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Publication of Department of Ayurveda. Oral glucose tolerance in rats was also improved very markedly with both the hot ethanol extract and hot water extract.

Indian Flora facebook group. Volatile constituents of essential oils isolated from different parts of Alpinia calcarata Rosc.

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Ethno-medico-botanical investigations in Kerala I. Analysis of the leaf, rhizome and root oils of two accessions of Alpinia calcarata rosc. Please help calcarzta to identify the above ginger species, i found this one near sirsi, Karnataka.

Flowers typically have two of their stamenoids sterile stamens fused to form a petaloid lip, and have only one fertile stamen.