Zingiber officinale

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Noun1.Zingiber officinale - tropical Asian plant widely cultivated for its pungent rootZingiber officinale - tropical Asian plant widely cultivated for its pungent root; source of gingerroot and powdered ginger
gingerroot, ginger - pungent rhizome of the common ginger plant; used fresh as a seasoning especially in Asian cookery
ginger - perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
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The objective of this study was to determine the acute oral toxicity of steamed and dried ginger ( Zingiber officinale Roscoe, Zingiberaceae) extract (SDGE) in female and male Sprague -Dawley (SD) rats at doses of 0 and 5,000 mg/kg body weight.
Additive effect of Nigella sativa and Zingiber officinale herbal mixture on performance and cholesterol profile in broiler.
Treatment effects of onion ( Allium cepa ) and ginger ( Zingiber officinale ) on sexual behavior of rat after inducing an antiepileptic drug (lamotrigine).
The majority of herbs in this cocktail include Rehmanniae radix preparata, Angelica gigas nakai, Zingiber officinale roscoe, Paeoniae radix, Cnidii rhizoma, and Zizyphus jujube and are rich in polyphenol, flavonoids and polysaccharides, which are reported stimulate the immune system and have antioxidant abilities [4].
MA Shalaby & Mouneir (2010) reported antioxidants available in Zingiber officinale root and Cinnamon zeynalicum bark could increase parameters of sperm such as sperm motility, sperm count and viability in alloxan-diabetes rats (Shalaby & Mouneir).
Owais, Bioactive Compounds from Punica granatum, Curcuma longa and Zingiber officinale and their Therapeutic Potential, Drugs Future.
Differential control of growth, apoptotic activity, and gene expression in human breast cancer cells by extracts derived from medicinal herbs Zingiber officinale.
334-341; John Ojewole, "Analgesic, antiinflammatory and hypoglycaemic effects of ethanol extracts of Zingiber officinale (Roscoe) rhizomes (Zingiberaceae) in mice and rats," Phytotherapy Research 20, no.
Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) is common is name for plant belongs to family Zingiberaceae, which contains about 1300 species in 50 genera, along with four other families is placed in the order Zingiberales [62].
Some plants that are available in Pakistan with their local names are as follows: Adhatoda vesica (arusa), Artemisia brevifolia (afsanteen), Butea monosperma (Dhak), Calotropis gigantean (aak), Carum copticum (ajwain), Azadirachta indica (neem), Nicotiana tabacum (tambaku), Swertia chirata (chirata), Vernonia anthelmintica (kali zeeri) and Zingiber officinale (adrak).
The antibacterial properties of Allium cepa (Onion) and Zingiber officinale (Ginger) extracts on Staphylococcus aureus , Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli and Candida albicans isolated from vaginal specimens.
Antidiabetic activity of Zingiber officinale roscoe in streptozotocin- induced non-insulin dependent diabetic rats.