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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Clarke ex Baker in J. Assam Indian Distribution Assam. Willams TJ, Morlay J. Histamine-induced gastric ulcer[ 13 ] Four groups spicatmu GPs, each having eight animals, were used.

QR Code What’s this? It grows throughout the subtropical Himalaya in the Indian state of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand within an altitudinal range of — m.

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It is used in the treatment of indigestion and poor circulation due to thickening of the blood[]. Adult healthy guinea pigs GPs weighing between and g of either sex were obtained locally from the Zoological Animal Emporium, Varanasi. The volume of rat hind paw up to the ankle joint was measured plethysmographically by the mercury displacement method just after administration of 0.

It prefers moist soil. Inflorescence terminal, spike lax or dense flowered. Views Read Edit View history.


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It makes seed readily, and when ripe the bright green seed capsules burst open to reveal attractive orange linings with bright red arils. Table 1 Effects of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of dried rhizome of H. In India they burn the dried rhizomes as incense, and the powdered rhizome is used for perfuming chewing tobacco. Support Center Support Center. Toxicological evaluation of Murraya paniculata L. Sravani T, Paarakh MP. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras.

The plant rhizomes possess hypoglycaemic, vasodialator, spasmolytic, hypotensive, antioxidant and antimicrobial properties.

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Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Remember me Forgot password? Nanda Medicinal Plants Exports. The inflammatory condition induced by carageenan involves step-wise release of vasoactive substance such as histamine, bradykinin and serotonin in the early phase and prostaglandin in the acute phase. Acute toxicity study[ 16 ] Adult Swiss strain albino mice of either sex, weighing between 20 and 25 g, fasted overnight, were used for the toxicity study.

In local language, the rhizomes are commonly known as kapur kachari or ban Haldi.


Forest clearings, shrubberies, – metres[90] from Himachal Pradesh to Arunachal Pradesh. Plants succeed outdoors in Tresco Gardens, Isles of Scilly. Beta-sitosterol exhibits anti-inflammatory activity in human aortic endothelial cells. GPs treated with aqueous and ethanolic extracts showed gastric ulcer protection against histamine-induced gastric ulcer compared with the control group.

Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses. Butterfly diversity in human-modified ecosystems of southern Sikkim, the eastern Himalaya, India Desc: In Tibetan medicine, the rhizome which has an acrid taste is given hedychiu two spoonful powder twice a hedgchium for heating potency.

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The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Related observations Show all. Hedychium spicatum Plant List: Technology Biodiversity in India. Somewhat outdated, it has been replaced in by a new dictionary see [ ].

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