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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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There are no illustrations. The powder as well as decoction of hrdychium rhizome is carminative, digestive and emmenagogue. Year ISBN – Description Terse details of the medicinal properties of Nepalese plants, including cultivated species and a few imported herbs.

Int Arch Allergy Immunol. Gas chromatographic examination of the essential oil of rhizomes of Hedychium spicatum. Plants Heedychium A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.

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Spidatum tubular, longer than or shorter than the bracts, unilaterally split. Anti-histaminic, mast cell stabilizing and bronchodilator effect of hydroalcoholic extract of polyherbal compound- Bharangyadi. It prefers a deep planting and a good winter 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.


It is also used in love spells and for inducing feelings of goodwill, whilst an oil derived from the rhizomes is used in perfumery. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

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Mediators of dpicatum and inflammatory process. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Prostaglandins as potentiators of increased vascular permeability in inflammation. 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. Uses and Management Uses and Management.

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Checklists specific search options Observed during. User Group specific search options Title. Hedychium spicatum Ham-ex-Smith is a perennial rhizomatous herb belonging to the family Zingiberaceae.

Antihistaminic and anti-anaphylactic activity of HK, a hexychium formulation. Acute toxicity uedychium 16 ] Adult Swiss strain albino mice of either sex, weighing between 20 and 25 g, fasted overnight, were used for the toxicity study. After the determination of PCD for individual animals, the animals were removed from the chamber and placed in fresh air.

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The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. The paste of fresh rhizome is given orally with hot water to the cattle and other domestic animals in case of stomach disorder. Anti-inflammatory activity[ 14 ] A total of four groups of rats having six animals each were used for the study.


Labellum deeply lobed, base clawed, pure yellow or white, or with a red blotch at the spifatum. The solutions were filtered and the filtrates were then vacuum dried.

Assam Indian Distribution Assam. The present study affirms the bronchodilator, anti-histaminic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity of both aqueous and ethanolic extracts of the rhizome of H. The rhizome has been reported to possess anti-inflammatory, hypoglycemic, vasodilator, spasmolytic, antiasthmatic and hypotensive properties. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.


Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Publication; Effects of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of dried rhizome of H. Both the extracts also showed an anti-inflammatory effect against carrageenan-induced paw edema in rats from 1 h onwards, and this was maximum at 3 h. A method for the evaluation of analgesic activity using rats. Both the bruised and the dried root are very aromatic with a fragrant, somewhat pungent smell that is similar to orris root but more powerful[].