Objectives: Hedychium spicatum Buch. Ham. ex (Family Zingiberaceae) is a rhizomatous herb, used in medicines, food, cosmetics and. General Information. Hedychium spicatum is a perennial plant growing about metres tall. The plant is gathered from the wild mainly as a medicinal plant and. This content provides information about the Hedychium spicatum.

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Shivani GhildiyalManish K. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Calyx tubular, longer than or shorter than the bracts, unilaterally split. The flowers are sweetly scented, the scent being hedychum pronounced towards evening[].

Pharmacological evaluation of extracts of Hedychium spicatum (Ham-ex-Smith) rhizome

If you have important information about this plant that may soicatum other users please add a comment or link below. Four groups of GPs, each having eight animals, were used. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. For more information about QR Codes click here. Clinical studies on Hedychium spicatum Shati: It is in flower in October. Powder of the species is used orally for body pain and inflammation; however, small pieces of fresh roots cooked in burning flame and chewed with one glass of hot milk for the treatment of asthma and internal injury.


Hedychium spicatum

The paw volume was further recorded in a successive interval of 1 h, 2 h and 3 h, respectively. Percent inhibition in paw volume between the treated and the control groups were calculated as follows: The rhizomes hefychium a strong aromatic odor and bitter taste. Butterfly diversity in human-modified ecosystems of spjcatum Sikkim, the eastern Himalaya, India Desc: Effects of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of dried rhizome of H.

American nurseries but also research institutes and a lot of other nurseries from around the world.

Studies of the mediators of the acute inflammatory response induced in rats in different sites by carrageenan and turpentine. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”.

Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. The essential oil has a scent somewhat like hyacinths and highly perfumed for a considerable period. Gas chromatographic examination of the essential oil of rhizomes of Hedychium spicatum.

Carrageenin-induced edema in hind paws of the rat as an assay for anti-inflammatory drugs. Seasonal diversity of butterflies and their larval food plants in the surroundings of upper Neora Vall Thioxanthines with potent bronchodilator and coronary dilator properties. Where, V T and V C were the mean paw volumes of the treated and control groups, respectively, at 1, 2 or 3 h.


The authentic rhizome of H. Oh, and it also allegedly has antibiotic properties It prefers moist soil. Anti-inflammatory activity[ 14 ] A total of hedyxhium groups of rats having six animals each were used for the study.

Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities of Bunium persicum essential oil, hydroalcoholic and polyphenolic extracts in animal models.

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The rhizomes powder is used as an antimicrobial agent and as a poultice for various acnes and pains. For a list of references used on this page please go here. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. Nanda medicinal plants exports, located at Mansari, Kullu H.

Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Zingiberaceae are new distribution records from the The relationship between cytokine production and histamine release in mixed leukocyte cultures. A small cup of the rhizome decoction twice in a day is considered expectorant, stimulant, stomachic, tonic and vasodilator.

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