Alpinia galanga

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Noun1.Alpinia galanga - southeastern Asian perennial with aromatic roots
ginger - perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
Alpinia, genus Alpinia, genus Languas, genus Zerumbet - perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes
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Isolation and test of essential oil antibacterial activity of galangal rhizomes (Alpinia Galanga L).
Galangal (Alpinia galanga), a member of the ginger family, is an aromatic spice that is widely used in Southeast Asia [11].
Anti-inflammatory activity of ethanolic extract of Alpinia galanga in carrageenan induced pleurisy rats.
p-Coumaryl alcohol-gamma-O-methyl ether (CAME) isolated from Alpinia galanga was selectively and substantially suppressed in IFN-[gamma] production in Th cells [11].
Hypolipidemic effect of Alpinia galanga (Rasna) and Kaempferia galanga (Kachoori).
The plant species Alpinia galanga belongs to the family of Zingiberaceae is a perennial herb with rhizomatous root stocks and is mainly known in Asia (China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia and Thailand), as a drug prepared from the rhizomes and roots and is used as tea or tincture with spasmolytic, antiphlogistic and antibacterial effects, also is used as stomachicum and against gastric diseases [16].
Tissue cultured Alpinia galanga plantlets when subjected to assessment of genetic stability using RAPD markers produced banding profiles that were monomorphic and similar to those of the mother plant (Parida et al., 2011).
Alpinia officinarum (and its close relative Alpinia galanga), a member of the Zingiberaceae family (Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Xue Bao 2011;9:1061-5), has long been used in Chinese medicine (Bioorg.
Premanode, and P Kongtawelert, "The effects of p-hydroxycinnamaldehyde from Alpinia galanga extracts on human chondrocytes," Phytochemistry, vol.