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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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. From the results of the above-mentioned studies, it is clear that A. The leaves are lance-shaped to oblong.

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This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. J Proteom Bioinform ;2: In order to evaluate the antifungal effect of the chemicals present in the essential oil of A. If no maps are displayed below, it means the required data is absent. Alpinia galanga Scientific classification Kingdom: Privacy policy About Biodiversity of India: More datas and photos are needed for the confirmation of the ID.

Usually the total ash includes both the physiologic and non-physiologic ash such as carbonates, phosphates, silicates, and silica.

Analysis of phytochemical constituents and antimicrobial activities of Alpinia calcarata against clinical pathogens. Phytochemical screening revealed the presence of polyphenols, tannins, flavonoids, steroid glycosides and alkaloids in the extract and essential oil of this plant. I think this should be Alpinia sp. Stars of the month.

Alpinia – Wikipedia

Preventive effect of ethanol extract of Calcaraa calcarata Rosc on Ehrlich’s ascitic carcinoma cell induced malignant ascites in mice. Alpinia cernua Sims; A. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Alpinia. The acclimatized plants showed rhizome formation after weeks of growth under shade house. Alpinia hainanensis ‘ Shengzhen’ from Flower View [8].

Related observations Show all. Hypoglycemic and anti-hyperglycemic effects Alpinia calcarata has been evidenced with potential antidiabetic effects. The flower has a shallowly toothed calyx which is sometimes split on one side.

Supplementary information was obtained by using some other keywords combination such as plant extract, medicinal uses and phytomedicinal. Afr J Plant Sci. The perianth is composed of two whorls, a fused tubular calyx, and a tubular corolla with one lobe larger than the other two.

Alpinia galanga – Wikipedia

Turkey J Biol ; Journal List Pharmacogn Rev v. If there is an error message below, it means that there is no retrievable information available on NCBI If the number of nucleotide sequences is less thanvery little genomic work has been done on this species.

It is named for Prospero Alpinia 17th-century Italian botanist who specialized in exotic plants. Alpinia calcarataessential oil, hot alcoholic extract, pharmacological, phytochemical. Antimicrobial effects of Ocimum basciliam Labiatea extract.

Novel bis-labdanic diterpenoids such as calcaratarin D and calcaratarin E were isolated and identified from the rhizomes of A. Gastroprotective activity of hot ethanolic extract of Alpinia calcarata rhizomes in rats. This page was last edited on 14 Mayat However, in STZ-induced alpinua rats, the hot ethanol extract or the hot water extract failed to reduce blood glucose levels.

Flora of North America. Calcsratais a rhizomatous perennial herb, which is commonly used in the traditional medicinal systems in Sri Lanka. New cytotoxic bis-labdanic diterpenoids from Alpinia calcarata.

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Publication of Department of Ayurveda. American Journal of Botany 92 1 Plant extracts alpiniw known effects on insects could be useful as complementary or alternative treatments to the classical chemical originated insecticides.

Some research organizations in India are cultivating this plant for commercial supply as raw material for phytochemicals. Its mainly grown as an ornamental plant. Through flowers I guessed it as — Alpinia calcarata. The decoction of A. Most are pollinated by calcraata beesbut some are pollinated by birds and bats.

National Science Council of Sri Lanka; 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.

Reproductive competence Aphrodisiac action of A. J Nat Prod ; This review presents very comprehensively the chemical constituents and pharmacological properties of A. Some studies from University of Colombo have tried calcaratta study the effect of ethanolic extracts and hot water extracts on reproductive competence and pain relief in rats.