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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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Alpinia Alpinia zerumbet Scientific classification Kingdom: Views Read View form View source View history. Handbook of Medicinal Herbs 2nd ed.

Analysis of phytochemical constituents and antimicrobial activities of Alpinia calcarata against clinical pathogens.

Other plants of the same family having medicinal use: The robust rhizome has a sharp, sweet taste and smells like a blend of black pepper and pine needles. No Google search, Pubmed Details of the clinical studies related to the plant species.


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Methanol and hexane extract of A. Alpinia galanga is called laos in Indonesian and is the most common form of galangal used in cooking. Alpinia calcarata Roscoe Family: Retrieved from ” http: Arambewela and co-workers evaluated the gastroprotective effect of hot water extract of A.

Plant Cell Tissue Org Cult ; Elettaria has lateral inflorescences that arise from near the ground, not on leafy shoot. Ind J Med Res ; Alston in Trimen, Handb. The sequence identified in this study opens a perspective for further molecular investigation, their metabolite richness, the distribution of structurally diverse phenolic compounds throughout the A.

Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. A number of studies have been carried out on the uses and applications of Alpinia. Ceylon J Med Sci ; Ethno-medico-botanical investigations ca,carata Kerala I. Indonesian rendang is usually spiced with galangal. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.

Plant polyphenols contribute as valuable secondary metabolites containing a wide spectrum of biological activities. Alpinia cernua Sims, Bot.

This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3. Fungal strain of A. A type III polyketide synthase from Wachendorfia thyrsiflora and its role in diarylheptanoid and phenylphenalenone biosynthesis.


Remember me Forgot password? Send a request for permission. Volatile constituents of essential oils isolated from different parts of A. Herbs and spices portal.

Alpinia calcarata Roscoe: A potential phytopharmacological source of natural medicine

Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. Clonal propagation of A. Am J Plant Sci ;3: It is believed that detailed information as presented in this review on its phytochemistry and various pharmacological properties of the different extracts, essential oil and the constituents might provide incentive for proper evaluation of the use of the plant in medicine. Stamen 2 cm long, shorter than the labellum, anther 8 mm long, thecae parallel, pubescent, ecrestate; style slightly projected above the anther; stigma rounded with ciliate opening.