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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AN Abuja based dietitian, Mr Paul Okoh has advised persons living with haemophilia condition to stay away from Zingiber officinale, commonly known as ginger.
Pharmaceut chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of the crude extracts isolated from Zingiber officinale by different solvents.
Sativus) or radish in English; mustasa (Brassica juncea), mustard, brown mustard, Indian mustard, Chinese mustard, oriental mustard or vegetable mustard; sibuyas (Allium cepa) or onion; kamatis (Solanum lycopersicum) - the English tomato came from the Mexican Nahuatl tomatl; bawang (Allium sativum or garlic); luya (Zingiber officinale) or ginger, from the original Sanskrit that describes it as 'looks like a horn'; and, last but not least, linga (Sesamum indicum) or sesame.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is an herbal plant being widely used for a variety of pharmacological purposes (Khan et al., 2012b).
Among all respondents, the most commonly used herbal medicines were black seed (Nigella sativa) (20%), anise (Pimpinella anisum) (13%), olibanum (Boswellia sacra) (12%), ginger (Zingiber officinale) (11%), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) (10%), guava (Psidium guajava) leaf (10%), olive (Olea europaea) oil (9%), thyme (Thymus vulgaris) (6%), chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) (5%), peppermint (Menthapiperita) (5%), clove (Syzygium aromaticum) (5%), turmeric (Curcuma longa) (4%), costus (Saussurea lappa) (4%), sidr (Ziziphus spina-christi) (3%), myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) (3%), Ivy (Hedera helix) (3%), sesame (Sesamum indicum) oil (3%).
Following the previous study, this experiment was conducted to screen other tropical plants such as Poncirus trifoliata fruit (Makrut), Zingiber officinale Rosc (Khing), Areca catechu L.
(1.) Akhani, S.P., Vishwakarma, S.L., Goyal, R.K.: Anti-diabetic activity of Zingiber officinale in streptozotocin-induced type I diabetic rats.
* Anti-inflammatory * Immune-modulating Zingiber officinale * May help increase the (ginger) bioavailability of other herbs Topical Medicine (13)
Garlic, Allium sativum [20]; Ginger, Zingiber officinale [14]) or fruits of herbs, spices or other plants.
Fresh ginger (Zingiber officinale) has anti-viral activity against human respiratory syncytial virus in human respiratory tract cell lines.