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Definition of the noun alpinia officinarum

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noun

  1. Chinese perennial with pyramidal racemes of white flowers and pungent aromatic roots used medicinally and as flavoring

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

ginger family, galgant (Alpinia officinarum Hance [syn. Languas officinarum]), is known by the name galanga or little galanga. It too isused asaspice (Norman 1991, 64*). In Germany, Alpinia galanga (L.)Willd. [syn. Galanga majorRumpf.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

by George Watt

ALPINIA officinarum.

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (1994)

by G. Rehm

RI rasamala 145 Alpinia officinarum Hance Syn. Languas officinarum (Hance) Farw. e lesser galangal f galanga officinal g Galgant s galanga Alternanthera amoena (Lem.) Voss -> 146 152 Alysicarpus rugosus (Willd.) DC. Syn. A. violaceus ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Gossypium to Linociera (1890)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

The Lesser Galangal of Ainslie, according to Royle but not of other Authors ; see Alpinia officinarum, ffance, Vol.1., '95- Vein. — Sit-ruti, kapir kachri, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2016)

by Andrew Chevallier

Alpinia officinarum (Zingiberaceae) Galangal (Hindi), Gao Liang Jiang (Chinese) Like other members of the ginger family, galangal is warming and comforting to the digestion. It has a pleasantly aromatic and mildly spicy taste, and is suitable ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

in Papua New Guinea: audu, goragora, gorgor Alpinia officinarum Hance (Languas officinarum (Hance) Farwell; Languas officinarum Farw.; Languas officinarum (Hance) P.H. Hô) China , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

including Alpinia officinarum Hance. Family Zingiberaceae.

Google previewThe Aromatherapy Encyclopedia (2009)

A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils: Easyread Super Large 24pt Edition by Carol Schiller

Aromatherapy Methods of Use Application, aroma lamp, bath, diffu- sor, inhaler, lightbulb ring, massage, mist spray, steam inhalation, steam room and sauna GALANGAL Botanical Name: Alpinia galanga, Alpinia officinarum, Languas offici- ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food & Color Additives (1996)

by George A. Burdock

smaller galanga ( Alpinia officinarum Hance), chekur (Alpinia sessilis Kon. = Kaemferia galanga), Xylopia parvifiora (A. Rich) Benth), ashanti pepper (Piper guineense Schum and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (2013)

The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being by Lawless, Julia

Alpinia officinarum FAMILY Zingiberaceae SYNONYMS Radix galanga minoris, Languas officinarum, galanga, small galangal, Chinese ginger, ginger root, colic root, East Indian root. GENERAL DESCRIPTION A reed-like plant reaching a ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

- and -uronic acid galangin C15H10O5, derived from galanga root (Alpinia officinarum Hance), ultimately 157.

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2010)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

GALANGAL •Alpinia officinarum. An herb cultivated in China, the rhizomes are unearthed in late summer and early autumn, cut into segments, and dried. It is used by some Chinese herbalists to break up intestinal gas and to treat heartburn ...

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