Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Roscoe ex Sm.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 171

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Roscoe ex Sm.
status

 

Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Roscoe ex Sm. 

Names.

Myanmar: zinbyu-bin, linne-gyi. English: ginger.

Range.

India. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Use.

Stem: The rhizome is used as a carminative.

Notes.

Medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991) as follows: The rhizome is used for cough, stomachache, asthma; as a vermifuge; and on leprosy and other skin diseases. The plant (part unspecified) is also used for mucus in the urine, bronchitis, and for asthma (in combination with several other species).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Zingiber