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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A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. Year ISBN – Description Terse details of the medicinal properties of Nepalese plants, including cultivated species and a few imported herbs.

Only comments or links that are spictum to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. Gas chromatographic examination of the essential oil of rhizomes of Hedychium spicatum. Subsequent to extracts administration, animals were observed closely for the first 3 h, for any toxicity manifestation, like increased motor activity, salivation, convulsion, coma and death.

The rhizome powder 3—4 g two times in a day is used in asthma, foul breath, bronchitis, hiccough, vomiting, tridosha and blood diseases. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3.

Four groups of animals each having six rats were used for the study. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.


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Kuntze Hedychium acuminatum Roscoe Hedychium album Buch. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity.

Acute toxicity study[ 16 ] Adult Swiss strain albino mice of either sex, weighing between 20 and 25 g, fasted overnight, were used for spicatjm toxicity study. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Rhizome has been reported to contain sitosterol and its glucosides, furanoid diterpene-hedychenone and 7-hydroxyhedychenone, and essential oils like cineole, terpinene, limonene, phellandrene, p-cymene, linalool and terpeneol as major constituents.

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The Wealth of India; pp. Inflorescence terminal, spike lax or dense flowered. It prefers a hedyhcium planting and a good slicatum mulch and in the wild has a wide geographic range across the Himalayan region, from Uttarakhand in Northern India, through Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan, and on into Myanmar and China. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. J Nepal Pharm Assoc. The aromatic dried root of this plant is often used as an incense in Ethiopia.

Percent increase in analgesic activity between the treated and the control groups was calculated as follows:.

Hedychimu volume of rat hind paw up to the ankle joint was measured plethysmographically by the mercury displacement method just after administration of 0. Leafy shoots upto 1 m. Asian J Pharm Clin Res. Sravani T, Paarakh MP. Right plant wrong place.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Hedychihm specific search options Observed during. Wild Hedychium Spicatum Herb. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative.


Its delicate, and sweetly-scented, creamy-white to pale yellow flowers have a coral apricot-pink spicatu towards the bas, and are held high on the flower spike, about feet above ground level. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives.

Preparation of rhizome extracts Five hundred grams each of the air-dried rhizome coarsely powdered was placed in mL of double-distilled water DW and mL of ethanol, respectively, in two separate closed flasks for 24 h, shaking first at an interval of 6 h and then allowed to stand for 18 h. The result confirms the indigenous use of this plant in respiratory s;icatum. Shivani GhildiyalManish K. J Res Indian Med.

National Center for Hefychium InformationU. Butterfly diversity in human-modified ecosystems of southern Sikkim, the eastern Himalaya, India Desc: There are no illustrations. In India they burn the dried rhizomes as incense, and the powdered rhizome is used for perfuming chewing tobacco. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon.

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